School of Accountancy
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2004.
M. Acc., Miami University, 1993.
B.S., Miami University, 1991.
Voluntary disclosure; analyst research; equity valuation.
"Brokerage Industry Self-Regulation: The Case of Analysts' Background Disclosures" with L. Brown and H. Lu. Contemporary Accounting Research (Winter 2010)
"Market Demand for Conservative Analysts" with V. Muslu. Journal of Accounting & Economics (May 2010).
"Team Earnings Forecasting" with L. Brown. Review of Accounting Studies (December 2009).
"Investor Reaction to Celebrity Analysts: The Case of Earnings Forecast Revisions" with S. Bonner and B. Walther. Journal of Accounting Research (June 2007).
"Do Investors Grade Earnings Performance 'On a Curve'? with Yen Lee.
"Bullish Stock Recommendations and Market Self-Regulation"
"How does Management Earnings Guidance Compare to that of Analysts" with Matt Hart (Phd Candidate).
"Misleading Earnings Guidance" with K. C. Lin (PhD Candidate).
Ad Hoc Reviewer:
Accounting Horizons, Advances in Accounting, FARS Midyear Meeting, Financial Economics and Accounting Conference, Financial Management, International Journal of Forecasting, Journal of Accounting & Economics, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of International Accounting Research, The Accounting Review.
Academic Positions Held:
Arizona State University: 2008-present.
Previous appointment: Georgia State University, 2004-2008.
Selected Professional and Teaching Awards:
Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Accounting Professor, 2004; Pickford Foundation Doctoral Teaching Award, 2001; Deloitte & Touche Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, 2001-2003.
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ACC 502 - Financial Accounting
Contemporary financial accounting and reporting systems; emphasizes the interpretation and evaluation of a company's external financial reports.
ACC 792 - Research
Independent study in which a student, under the supervision of a faculty member, conducts research that is expected to lead to a specific project such as a dissertation, report, or publication. Assignments might include data collection, experimental work, data analysis, or preparation of a manuscript.
ACC 795 - Continuing Registration
Used in situations where registration is necessary but where credit is not needed. Replaces arbitrary enrollment in reading and conference, research, thesis, dissertation, etc. Used by students when taking comprehensive examinations, defending theses or dissertations, or fulfilling the continuous enrollment requirement in doctoral programs. Credit is not awarded, and no grade is assigned.