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Faculty Profile

Victoria Lynn Dickinson

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Accountancy Instruction
Associate Professor of Accountancy
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Conner Hall-School of Accountancy
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-5448
Joined UM: August 19, 2010

Brief Bio

Victoria Dickinson, PhD, CPA, is the Lucian Minor Chair in Accountancy and Associate Professor of Accountancy at the Patterson School of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi. She received her PhD in accounting from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Her B.S. and M.S. in accounting are from St. Cloud State University, Minnesota. Victoria's research examines the effect of industrial organization on firm performance and valuation through the lens of financial statement analysis. Her work has been published in The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Management Science, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Advances in Accounting and Issues in Accounting Education. She was the recipient of the 2011-2012, 2017-2018, and 2021-2022 Outstanding Teacher of the Year and the 2010-2011 and 2018-2019 Outstanding Researcher of the Year for the Patterson School of Accountancy. She previously received the 2007-2008 J. Michael Cook Excellence in Teaching Award, the 2008 Warrington College of Business Teacher of the Year, the 2009 Judy Fisher Teaching with Technology award, and was a 2008-2009 Anderson Scholar Faculty Honoree while on the faculty at the University of Florida. Victoria is a certified public accountant in the states of Minnesota and Mississippi. She was an auditor and part of the Management Advisory Services team for CBIZ/Mayer Hoffman McCann (Minneapolis, MN). She later worked as a Sr. Financial Analyst (International Banking) at Wells Fargo (Minneapolis, MN) and as a Risk Analyst at Lockheed Martin (Calabasas, CA).


Saint Cloud State University (1988)
Saint Cloud State University (1998)
University of Wisconsin-Madison (2006)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
University Standing Committee
Strategic Planning Committee-Accountancy
Ad Hoc Committee


School of Accountancy Researcher of the Year
School of Accountancy Outstanding Teacher of the Year
School of Accountancy Outstanding Teacher of the Year
School of Accountancy Outstanding Teacher of the Year