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University of Central Oklahoma


Riley Shaull has twenty-five years’ experience for the State of Oklahoma. He has worked with Department of Corrections, Department of Agriculture, Office of Juvenile Affairs, Office of Management and Enterprise Services, Oklahoma Teachers Retirement and Oklahoma Employment Security Commission. Shaull retired from the State of Oklahoma in 2019 to begin teaching full time at the University of Central Oklahoma. Prior to that, he has taught at Oklahoma City University, Southern Nazarene University, and most recently, he has been an adjunct at UCO since the summer of 2017. 

Classes Taught

Financial Accounting - Oklahoma City University
Governmental and Non Profit Accounting - Oklahoma City University
Managerial Accounting - Southern Nazarene University
Cost Accounting - University Of Central Accounting
Accounting I - University of Central Oklahoma
Advanced Tax - University of Central Oklahoma

Education and Certifications

BBA - Management University of Central Oklahoma
BS - Accounting University of Central Oklahoma
MSA - Accounting Oklahoma City University
Certified Public Accountant (certificate and permit)
Certified Government Financial Manager Association of Government Accountants


I have 25 years of governmental experience with the State of Oklahoma, working at Department of Corrections, Department of Agriculture, Office of Juvenile Affairs, Office of Management and Enterprise Services, Oklahoma Teachers Retirement and Employment Security Commission.  During the last six years I have taught at Oklahoma City University, Southern Nazarene University and University of Central Oklahoma, teaching courses in financial accounting, cost accounting and taxation.


My interest include volunteering to help grow and improve the local chapter of Association of Government Accountants.  I enjoy attending and watching college football, women's basketball and softball.  I am active in governance of my local church having served in various capacities on the church board.

Office Hours

By Appointment

Professional and Community Involvement

I have served on local and national committees for the Association of Government Accountants and look forward to serving on committees here at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Teaching Philosophy

My teaching philosophy is to help the student master the subject through question and answer. Sometimes, when I am asked a question, my response will be phased back to the student in the form of a question. This allows the student to think and talk through the question out loud, often times they are able to answer their own question. I feel that this discovery on the students part will allow them to remember the answer and go on the accomplish even greater tasks.

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