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.