B.A., Illinois Institute of Technology; M.B.A., M.A.F.M., Keller Graduate School of Management; D.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University


Dr. Mfon Akpan, DBA, CGMA, is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Methodist University. His primary teaching responsibilities include Financial Accounting, Auditing, and Fund Accounting. Dr. Akpan is dedicated to enhancing the field of education, with a particular emphasis on Accounting, by integrating technology into his teaching and research endeavors. His recent publications, “The Elon Musk Effect: How community initiative spending impacts earned social media valuation” and “Cluster Analysis of share price: How firm characteristics relate to accounting metrics,” reflect his profound interest in the evolving dynamics of the financial world and their implications on accounting practices.

In addition to his research, Dr. Akpan has contributed to literature through his books. His works, “It’s Not You Baby, it’s Management: Theory X Management is Horrible” and “Leadership VS Management: The Lightbulb Moment,” critically examine management practices and leadership dynamics. These publications highlight his commitment to deepening the understanding of organizational behavior and leadership in business and accounting. Dr. Akpan earned his DBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, MBA and MAFM from Keller Graduate School of Management, and BA from the Illinois Institute of Technology.