School of Accountancy

The School of Accountancy supports degree programs with majors in accountancy at the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. levels.


Office: BA 223Q

Mailing Address:
Main Campus PO BOX 873606 Tempe, AZ 85287-3606

Phone: 480-965-3631

Fax: 480-965-8392


Mail Code: 3606

Jordan Lowe

Jordan Lowe joined ASU in 2003 as a professor of accountancy in the W. P. Carey School of Business. His prior appointments include service at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of San Diego, and Virginia Tech.

BA 297E WP Carey School of Business
Eldar Maksymov
Assistant Professor

Eldar Maksymov is a Deloitte audit alum (Washington, D. C.). He has a PhD in Accounting from Cornell University and has been a faculty member at ASU since 2014.

Michal Matejka
Professor/Harvey and Missy Jabara Family Accounting Professorship

Michal Matejka’s research interests lie in the area of performance target setting and executive compensation, decentralization, and organizational design.

Perseus Munshi
Lecturer Senior

Perseus Munshi is a senior lecturer of accountancy in the W. P. Carey School of Business. He joined the ASU faculty in 2001. He is a past board member of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Steven Orpurt
Clinical Professor

Professor Orpurt is a faculty member at Arizona State University where he teaches upper level undergraduate financial accounting and a master’s level corporate governance, ethics, and sustainability reporting course.

Ker-Wei Pei

Ker-Wei (Buck) Pei is the director of W. P. Carey EMBA programs in China and consults with many multinational firms on various projects relating to supply chain management, customer relationship management, and e-business.

Francisco Dimas Pena-Romera
Assistant Professor

Peña-Romera's research explores nonconventional ways in which firms acquire information.

Phil Reckers
Professional Advisory Board Professor

Phil Reckers joined the ASU faculty in 1980. He served as director of the School of Accountany from 1993-2002 and again from 2012-2015. Reckers is an experimentalist and his research areas include cognition, auditing, manager

BA 301D
Faculty Associate
Tait Rudd
Faculty Associate

Mr. Rudd has been teaching accounting and business courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels since 2008.


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Yuhchang Hwang
Professor Emeritus
BA 223H
Professor Emeritus

Marianne Jennings is an award-winning author and speaker. She teaches business ethics and the legal environment of business at ASU.

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Professor Emeritus
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Erin Jordan
Clinical Assistant Professor
Steve Kaplan
KPMG Professor of Accountancy

Steve Kaplan is passionate about behavioral and ethical issues in decision-making involving accounting and tax information among managers, auditors, tax preparers, and financial statement users.

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David Kenchington
Assistant Professor

David Kenchington is an Assistant Professor of Accountancy. He teaches courses on taxation to undergraduate students. His research focuses on how taxes affect asset prices and corporate decision making.

Phillip Lamoreaux
Associate Professor

Professor Lamoreaux teaches in the MACC program at ASU and researches topics in auditing and corporate governance.

Yinghua Li
300 East Lemon Street W. P. Carey School of Business
Carol Liu
Clinical Associate Professor
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