Office: Accounting, Duke Hall 208C
B.A. English, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.
M.A. English, University of Chicago.
M.S. Accounting, Texas A&M University.
Ph.D. Accounting, Texas A&M University.
Dissertation examined the difference in magnitude of security price adjustments to earnings announcements across firms with extensive and with thin institutional ownership. Paper from the dissertation achieved the Accounting Research Network top-ten download list.
University of Redlands
Accounting Program Director
Courses taught: Principles of Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I and II, Financial Statement Analysis.
Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado – Boulder
Accounting and Business Law Division
Director of M.S. Accounting Program
Courses taught: Corporate Reporting I, M.S. Capstone, Financial Statement Analysis, Internship oversight, roughly sixty independent research projects.
Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
Visiting Assistant Professor
Courses taught: Audit and Assurance, Risk and Controls.
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
Visiting Assistant Professor
Courses taught: Capital Markets/Financial Reporting Ph.D. Seminar, Financial Statement Analysis; Intermediate Accounting I and II.
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
Assistant Professor and Director of Ph.D. Program
Courses taught: Capital Markets/Financial Reporting Ph.D. Seminar, Financial Accounting Theory and Emerging Issues, Intermediate Accounting II, Managerial Accounting.
The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
Taught: Financial Accounting Theory and Emerging Issues, Financial Statement Analysis, Valuation, Introductory Financial Accounting in evening MBA program.
“Who Reports Earnings when Reporting is Optional? The Market for New Franchises.” Journal of Accounting and Economics 28, No. 3, 2000, pp. 391-423.
“An International Comparison of Materiality Guidance for Governments, Public Services, and Charities,” with Wanda Wallace. Financial Accountability and Management 18, No. 3, pp. 261-289, 2002.
“How Does Material Differ from Significant, Important and Substantial? Time for Clarification” with Wanda Wallace. Journal of Government Financial Management, Winter 2001, pp. 42-48.
“Shades of Materiality” with Wanda Wallace. 2001. Monograph #24 (of the Canadian Certified General Accountants’ Research Foundation series).
The FASB Project on Present Value Based Measurements: An Educator’s Perspective from Participation in the FASB Roundtable Discussion.” Issues in Accounting Education 12.
The Financial Review
Journal of International Management
Issues in Accounting Education
American Accounting Association meetings
American Accounting Association National Meetings, Columbia University, Iowa State University, Texas Christian University, George Washington University, Temple University, Cambridge University--International Accounting Conference.
President of Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) of the American Accounting Association.
Heavily involved in launching the Section’s first ever annual meeting.
Treasurer of FARS