Dr. Etter holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from Ohio State University. He earned an M.A.S. in Accounting from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a B.S. in Actuarial Science from the same university.
Before joining UIS, Dr. Etter taught at the Eastern Michigan University and also had teaching stints at the University of Maryland University College, MD and Cleary University, Howell and Ann Arbor, MI. His research and professional interests include Accounting Education, International Accounting and Fraud Examination. He is also an active member of the American Accounting Association (AAA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Personal interests include traveling, reading, scuba-diving, camping and spending time with family.