Kent W. Royalty, J.D., LL.M.--2016 OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD
From Liza Sanchez
Kent W. Royalty, J.D., LL.M.
Emil C.E. Jurica Distinguished Professor of Accounting
Royalty is past president of the Southwestern Region of the American Accounting
Association and is active in numerous other professional associations.
He previously taught at St. Cloud State University and Eastern Kentucky University. He
has also practiced law in Kentucky.
Royalty has worked each spring for the past 14 years as a return reviewer for the Volunteer
Income Tax Assistance program at St. Mary’s University. He has served as a reviewer and on a
variety of committees of the American Taxation Association.
He is an active researcher whose articles have appeared in The Journal of Legal Tax
Research, The International Journal of Volunteer Administration, Journal of Global Awareness,
The International Trade Journal, The Electronic Hallway, The CPA Journal, Trial Lawyers Forum,
Business and Tax Planning Quarterly, Business Law Review, Southern Business and Economic
Review, Journal of Small Business Management, The Journal of Legal Studies Education,
Accounting Perspectives, and Oil and Gas Quarterly.