Delvin Seawright

Contact

Dr. Delvin Seawright
Assistant Professor

Phone: (409)880-8609
Email: dseawright@lamar.edu
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 225

Ph.D.   Morgan State University
M.S.   Alabama State University
B.Sc.   Spring Hill College
CGMA - Chartered Global Management Accountant
CPA - Certified Public Accountant
CGFM - Certified Government Financial Manager

Courses Taught

Bachelors:

Governmental Accounting 
Intro to Financial Accounting

Professional Experience

Academic Experience 

Assistant Professor of Accounting, Lamar University (August, 2015 - Present), Beaumont, Texas.

Graduate Research Assistant, Morgan State University (August, 2011 - May, 2015), Baltimore, Maryland.

Adjunct Accounting Instructor, Troy University - Montgomery Campus (January, 2010 - March, 2011), Montgomery, Alabama.

Non-Academic Experience 

Senior Accountant, Alabama Department of Rehab Services (April, 2007 - March, 2010), Montgomery, Alabama.

Staff Accountant, Alabama Department of Human Resources (October, 2001 - April, 2007), Montgomery, Alabama.

Accountant, Alabama Department of Public Health (November, 1999 - October, 2001), Montgomery, Alabama.

Accounting Specialist, Dana Corporation (January, 1999 - November, 1999), Montgomery, Alabama.

Service

Professional Service 

Member: Committee/Task Force
2011 – 2016:  AGA Professional Ethics Board (National).

Officer: Organization / Association
2011:  AGA - Regional Coordinator of Membership (Regional).

Institutional Service 

College Assignments

Faculty Advisor:
2016-2017:  NABA Student Chapter  

Member:
2015-2016: Student-Faculty Relations Committee  

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2015-2016:  Commencement Faculty Marshal- College of Business Commencement Exercise  

Community Service 

Member of a Committee
2016:  Community Development Corporation (CDC) Committee - Maxson Memorial COGIC

Other Community Service Activities
2016:  2016 Gift of Life Ribbon Run - Team Captain - LU CoB Team
2016:  Reading Coach Volunteer - BISD Reach Out And Read (ROAR) Program
2016:  Reading Coach Volunteer - BISD Reach Out And Read (ROAR) Program
2015:  2015 Gift of Life Ribbon Run - Team Captain - LU CoB Team
2011:  Camp Cash Flow - Auburn University Montgomery

Speech / Presentation at a Community Meeting
2016:  Guest Teacher: World Missions Bible Study, Maxson Memorial COGIC
2016:  Guest Teacher: World Missions Bible Study, Maxson Memorial COGIC
2016:  Guest Presenter: BISD Taylor Career & Technology Center, Business Management Program
2016:  Commencement Speaker - Gulfport Job Corps Center Winter 2016 Commencement Exercise
2016:  Conference Speaker - Y2Y Listening and Learning Session with the Job Corps National Director
2015:  Commencement Speaker - Montgomery Job Corps Center Summer 2015 Commencement Exercise 

 

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles 

  • Seawright, D. (2016).  Politically Skilled Audit Committee Directors and Audit Committee Diligence.   Journal of Finance and Accountancy, 21.
  • Cavaliere, F. J., Mulvaney, T. P., Seawright, D. D., & Swerdlow, M. R. (2015).  LARPing It Up: An Innovative Classroom Exercise about Stock Options Utilizing Student Role Playing.   Southwestern Business Administration Journal, 2, 23-37.
  • Seawright, D. D. (2013).  Overcoming Internal Audit Issues with Professionalism and Integrity.   Journal of Business Cases and Applications, 7.

Refereed Proceedings 

  • Seawright, D. D. (2016).  Politically Skilled Audit Committee Directors and Audit Committee Diligence.   AABRI International Conference 2016.
  • Cavaliere, F. J., Mulvaney, T. P., Seawright, D. D., & Swerdlow, M. R. (2015).  LARPing It Up: An Innovative Classroom Exercise about Stock Options Utilizing Student Role Playing.   Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers 

  • Seawright, D. D. (2016). Politically Skilled Audit Committee Directors and Audit Committee Diligence.   AABRI International Conference 2016, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Cavaliere, F. J., Mulvaney, T. P., Seawright, D. D., & Swerdlow, M. R. (2015). LARPing It Up: An Innovative Classroom Exercise about Stock Options Utilizing Student Role Playing.   Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference, Houston, Texas.
  • Seawright, D. (2012). Overcoming internal audit issues with professionalism and integrity.   The PhD Project ADSA Annual Conference, Washington, District of Columbia.

Working Papers 

  • Seawright, D. D. (2015). "Accounting Ethics Coverage in U.S. Accounting Education Journals: A Pre- and Post-SOX Examination."
  • Seawright, D. D. (2015). "Politically Skilled Audit Committee Directors and Audit Fees."