Ph.D., Accounting, University of Texas at Austin, 1973; M.S., Accounting, Oklahoma State University, 1967; B.S., Accounting, Oklahoma State University, 1966
Various SEC enforcement actions involving financial reporting issues
Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 1986-present. Previous appointments: Oklahoma State University, Northwestern University and was the Academic Fellow at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Listed in International Directory of Business and Management Scholars and Their Research (Harvard Business School Publishing, 1995); Finanist for ASU Parent's Association Professor of the Year, 2009; Undergraduate Teaching Award, School of Accountancy, Arizona State University, 1994; Outstanding Accounting Graduate, Oklahoma State University, 1991; Graduate Teaching Award, School of Accountancy, Arizona State University, 1989; Arthur Andersen & Co. Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 1973; University of Texas Ph.D. Excellence Award, 1973; American Accounting Association Fellowship, 1972; Haskins & Sells Faculty Assistance Award, 1971; Arthur Young & Company Scholarship, 1970; Phi Kappa Phi, 1967; Omicron Delta Kappa, 1967; Beta Gamma Sigma, 1966; Beta Alpha Psi, 1964
Associate Editor of the Journal of Accounting Literature and has been associate editor of The Accounting Review; member of the American Accounting Association and Financial Executives International. Served on various committees of the American Accounting Association, editorial boards, and has been involved with the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business on accreditation matters. Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
"Market Valuation of Regulatory Assets in Public Utility Firms," with Khurana and Loudder, The Accounting Review, July 1996.
"Taxes and Corporate Charity: Empirical Evidence from Micro-Level Panel Data," (with Gupta), National Tax Journal, June 1996.
"The Effects of Decision Consequences on Auditors' Reliance on Decision Aids in Audit Planning," with Moeckel and Pei, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, August 1997.
"Great Expectations: A Case Prepared by the American Accounting Association's Securities and Exchange Liaison Committee," with Heiman-Hoffman, et. al, Issues in Accounting Education, February 1998.
"The Economic Implications of Proposed Changes in the Accounting for Nuclear Decommissioning Cost," with Khurana and Loudder, Accounting Horizons, March 2000.