Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1987; M.A., University of Arizona, 1975; B.B.A., University of Iowa, 1969.
Financial reporting disclosures as related to financially distressed firms; accounting methods choice and implications for financial statement users; specific tax equity issues; the impact of service-learning on accounting education.
Buchman, T., S. Cahan, and L. Pringle, "An Examination of Managers Motivations for Making Fiscal Year-End Changes."
Crum R., D. Hulse, and L. Pringle, "Excess Tax Prepayments: An Exploration of Suboptimal Taxpayer Behavior."
Pringle, L., "A Catastrophe Theory Model of Inventory Method Choice."
Arizona State University: 2008-present. Previous Appointments: University of Iowa, Santa Clara University, The Pennsylvania State University, University of Northern Colorado, University of Colorado, Iowa State University, California Polytechnic State University, University of Arizona.
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Santa Clara University Dean's Teaching Innovation Award, 1996; Santa Clara University Accounting Association Teacher of the Year, 1993; Ernst & Young Research Fellowship Grant, Santa Clara University Accounting Department, 1991.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Accounting Association, Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Auditor, Hawley & Ory, Tucson, AZ, 1977-1978; Auditor, Ernst & Young, Tucson, AZ, 1970-1973; Cost Accountant, Del Monte Corporation, San Francisco, CA, 1969.
Buchman, T., S. Cahan, and L. Pringle, "An Examination of Managers' Motivations for Making Fiscal Year-End Changes," Abstract published in Proceedings of the Western Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association, April 28-30, 1988, pp. 138-139.
Pringle, L., "A Catastrophe Theory Model of the Effects of Information Order on Employee Evaluations," Abstract published in Operations Research Society of America/The Institute of Management Sciences (ORSA/TIMS) Joint National Meeting, October 23-26, 1988, p. 143.
Buchman, T., S. Cahan, and L. Pringle, "Firms Changing Fiscal Year-Ends," Abstract published in Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute Meeting, March 22-24, 1989.