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Assistant Professor of Accounting
Phone: (239) 590-7344
Office: Lutgert Hall 3348
Dr. Adrian Valencia joined the FGCU faculty in August 2011. His primary teaching interests are Financial Accounting Reporting and Fraud Examinations. Adrian has been awarded the 2016 FGCU Excellence in Mentoring Award, the 2015 Inspirational Faculty Member Award, and the 2013 Lutgert College of Business - Best Research Paper Award. He earned his Ph.D. in Accounting from Florida State University and his Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Accounting at Florida International University. Adrian is a Certified Public Accountant, having earned the 6th highest CPA score in Florida, and he has work experience as an auditor at Arthur Andersen and as a financial accountant. His research interests are in archival research in audit and financial accounting. Adrian’s research has been published in accounting academic journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, International Journal of Auditing, Advances in Taxation, and Advances in Accounting.