School of Accountancy
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1990; M.A., The Ohio State University, 1986; B.S. (cum laude), The University of Alabama, 1981
AIFA®, 2006; CFP®, 2006; CPA, Texas, 1983.
Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2006-present. Previous appointments: Thunderbird; Southern Methodist University. Visiting appointment: University of Illinois.
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Faculty Teaching Award, Thunderbird Faculty Senate; Outstanding Faculty (Honorable Mention), Thunderbird; Outstanding Faculty, Thunderbird SGA.
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Partner, Inspired Capitalworks, Chief Investment Officer; Chief Financial Officer, Nature's One.
"IPO Underpricing and Insurance Against Legal Liability," with Michel Vetsuypens -- Financial Management, Spring 1993, (vol. 22, No. 1) pp. 64-73. Abstracted in Bowne's Review for CFOs & Investment Bankers, July/August 1993 (Vol. 4, No. 9 & 10).
"Documentation Risk in Credit Default Swaps: When is a Hedge not a Hedge" with Mark Griffiths -- Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions, 2009, (vol. 3 No.1)
ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.
ACC 101 - Accountancy LEAP Program
The Leadership, Ethics, Accountability & Professionalism (LEAP) program aims to ensure a successful transition from high school to college and, ultimately, one's career. Based on the hallmarks of the accounting profession, provides the tools, resources, and expectations to succeed at ASU, W.P. Carey School of Business and the School of Accountancy.
ACC 502 - Financial Accounting
Contemporary financial accounting and reporting systems; emphasizes the interpretation and evaluation of a company's external financial reports.
ACC 590 - Reading and Conference
Independent study in which a student meets regularly with a faculty member to discuss assignments. Course may include such assignments as intensive reading in a specialized area, writing a synthesis of literature on a specified topic, or writing a literature review of a topic.