School of Accountancy - Meet the Faculty
Meet the Faculty
W. P. Carey School of Business faculty members are world-class teachers, researchers, practitioners and thought leaders who bring classroom learning to life. Their research production ranks in the top 25 in the world among business schools and they serve as consultants to more than 300 companies and government agencies.
They also contribute to and edit prestigious academic journals, and are sought out as experts in their fields by such media outlets as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, BusinessWeek, USA Today, CNN and National Public Radio.
Our students work alongside faculty mentors in conducting and publishing research, providing consultation to local businesses and creating strategies to address real-world business challenges.
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Dr. Thomas Clausen joins us as clinical assistant professor from the University of Central Oklahoma. He earned his PhD from the University of Connecticut and his master's in accounting from the University of Illinois. His teaching and research interests focus on the implementation, use and effectiveness of accounting information and control systems with publications in Strategic Finance, The Accounting Educators' Journal, the CPA Journal among others. Dr. Clausen brings international experience, having taught for three years in Abu Dhabi.
Dr. Gregory Dawson joins us as clinical associate professor from the Department of Information Systems here at the W. P. Carey School of Business. He earned his PhD from the University of Georgia in Management Information Systems. As a former partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), he brings professional experience coupled with his award-winning teaching experience to the areas of cybersecurity, analytics, public sector and professional services. His research is published in the Journal of the Association of Information Systems, Organization Science, and Journal of Management Information Systems, among others.
Dr. Scott Emett joins us as assistant professor from Cornell University where he has scheduled his PhD defense. Previously he earned his master's in professional accounting from Brigham Young University. His dissertation examines how a firm's current period performance shapes how investors evaluate future-oriented firm disclosures. His research his published in Accounting, Organizations, and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Journal of Accountancy, among others.
Dr. Roger White joins us as assistant professor from Emory University where he recently completed his PhD. His research interests focus on financial reporting and corporate governance, particularly how information is disseminated to and processed by capital market participants. His dissertation explores insider trading, asking what really protects U.S. investors. He has published in the Journal of Accounting Research.
Dr. Mindy Wolfe joins us as clinical assistant professor from the University of Waterloo. She earned her PhD from University of Utah. Her research interests include the determinants and consequences of managers' financial reporting strategies, the capital markets and firm information environments, as well as the financial reporting of intangible assets. She has published in the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. A current working paper explores funding and disclosure of non-profit organizations, testing whether disclosure is associated with higher levels of donations.