Josh Sauerwein

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Assistant Professor of Accounting
Phone: 503-554-2812
Office Location: Hoover 138
Office Hours: By appointment only

Josh Sauerwein has been a part of George Fox University's College of Business since 2012. Before coming to George Fox, he was a faculty member at Bethel College in Mishawaka, Ind., for four years. Prior to teaching, he worked as a business valuation consultant, public accountant, controller and associate/executive pastor. Sauerwein is currently in the final stages of completing his doctorate degree through Anderson University (Ind.). He received his undergraduate degrees in accounting and finance through Tabor College (Kan.) and his MBA from Emporia State University (Kan.). He currently holds a CPA license and has aspirations of obtaining his Accredited Business Valuation (ABV) certificate.

Sauerwein lives in Newberg with his wife, Michelle, and three children, Kaiyen, Isaac and Maycen. When he isn't teaching, researching or visiting with students, he enjoys reading, fishing, hiking, camping and a good fall Saturday of smoking ribs and watching Kansas State University football.

Professor Sauerwein Teaches:

  • Principles of Accounting (Management and Financial)
  • Intermediate Accounting (I, II, and III)
  • Cost Management
  • Corporate Taxation


  • DBA, Anderson University (candidate)
  • MBA, Emporia State University
  • BA, Tabor College

Community Service

  • Pre-marital counseling for students
  • Volunteer with Love, Inc.

Research Interests

  • Accounting education and teaching pedagogy
  • Behavioral accounting research (reporting)
  • Ethics instruction in public accounting