Ed Gamble



Dr. Edward Gamble 

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Office: 434 Jabs Hall

Email: edward.gamble@montana.edu

Phone: (406) 994-4301

ACTG 201 - Principles of Financial Accounting
ACTG 529 - Research in Accounting



Research Interests

Social enterprise accounting

Certified B corporations

Not-for-profit and foundation organizations


Managerial and accounting control systems

Expertise & Service

  • Presentations on microfinance, certified B corps, and not-for-profit fraud
  • Guest editor, Journal of Business Venturing Special Issue on Enterprise Before and Beyond Benefit: A Transdisciplinary Research Agenda for Prosocial Organizing
  • Member, Chartered Professional Accountants (Canada), The Society of Management Accountants (Canada), American Economic Association, The American Accounting Association


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Ed Gamble joined the College in 2013. A Certified Professional Accountant and Certified Management Accountant (Canada), he was an External Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Economics in Germany from 2008-2011. Ed has taught cost accounting, managerial accounting, financial accounting, and accounting theory, as well as strategy. His research focuses on social enterprise accounting, including not-for-profits, certified B corporations, and foundations. He earned the Certificate of Social Entrepreneurship through USASBE (United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship) in association with New York University and University of Missouri in 2013. Having emigrated from Ireland to Canada as a child, he has lived and worked in Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe and North America. He and his wife, Janet, are delighted to be living and working in Bozeman.

Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=bzWEbbEAAAAJ

ResearchGate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Edward_Gamble

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Selected Publications

  • "Going pro-social: Extending the individual-venture nexus to the collective level," co-authored with Parker, Moroz & Branzei, Journal of Business Venturing, Forthcoming
  • "Certified B corporations and the growth penalty," co-authored with Parker, Moroz & Branzei. Academy of Management Discoveries. Forthcoming
  • "Bang for buck' in microfinance: Wellbeing mentorship or business education?" Journal of Business Venturing Insights. 9, 137-144 (2018)
  • "Imprinting with purpose: New pro-social opportunities and B Corp certification," co-autored with Parker, Moroz & Branzei, Journal of Business Venturing, 33(2), 117-129. (2018)
  • "Spiritually informed not-for-profit performance measurement," co-authored with Haley Beer, Journal of Business Ethics, 141(3), 451-468. (2017)
  • "The case for competition: learning about evidence-based management through case competition," co-authored with Blake Jelley, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 13(3), 433-445 (2014)
  • "Unpacking not-for-profit performance," co-authored with Peter Moroz, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 5(1), 77-106. (2014)

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  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, (with Branzei, Parker & Moroz) - A connection grant for knowledge mobilization on “Enterprise Before and Beyond Benefit,” 2016, $25,000
  • Montana State University Faculty Excellence Grant (with Christensen) - To investigate accounting issues in social ventures, namely, not-for-profit fraud, 2016, $5,000
  • Montana State University: Dean’s Outstanding Researcher Award, 2015, $1,500
  • Ivey-Hill Grant, (W. Parker & Moroz) - To research entrepreneurial business practices for case study publications, 2012-2015, $40,000

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Ph.D., Business, Lancaster University, England

M.B.A., University College Dublin, Ireland

Bachelor of Commerce, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Canada


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