Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1974; MBA, Mississippi State University; B.S., Mississippi State University
Arizona State University: 1983-present. Previous Appointments: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, DePaul University, University of Illinois, The University of Texas at Austin, Southwest Texas State University; Sabaticals: Chicago, INSEAD (France), Tsinghua & Shanghai Univ of Finance & Economics (China), South Florida
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
The Outstanding Teaching Award, MBA & Master's Programs, W. P. Carey School of Business, 2008; John Teets Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award for W. P. Carey School of Business, 2003; Numerous grants from 1970s through 2006 from diverse sources including, among others, Ernst & Young Foundation, KPMG Foundation, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Auditing Standards Board, W. P. Carey School of Business, IIA Research Foundation
President, American Accounting Association, 1996-97; COSO Board (National Standards Board for Fraud Prevention / Detection), 1995-1998; Editor, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 1990-1993; Reviewer for The Accounting Review, 1989-present; Reviewer for Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 1989-present.
"Intentions to Report Questionable Acts: An Examination of the Influence of Anonymous Reporting Channel, Internal Audit Quality, and Setting," (with S. Kaplan), Journal of Business Ethics, Volume 71, 2007, pages 109-124.
"Internal Audit's Role in Communicating about Wrongdoing," (with S. E. Kaplan and L. E. Rittenberg), Internal Auditor, December 2006, pages 89-91.
"The Halo Effect in Business Risk Audits: Can Strategic Risk Assessment Bias Auditor Judgment about Accounting Details?" (with E. O'Donnell), The Accounting Review, Vol. 80, July, 2005, 921-940.
"Experimental Judgments About Related-Party Disclosures in China," (with Yunwei Tang), Advances in International Accounting, Volume 17, 2004, Pages 31-54.