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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

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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

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Tait Rudd
Faculty Associate

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

Maria Rykaczewski
Assistant Professor

Professor Rykaczewski's research is focused on international accounting issues. She examines the effects of regulatory environment and incentives on firms' financial reporting behavior.

Main Campus PO BOX 873606
Janet Samuels
Clinical Professor

Dr. Janet Samuels examines the effects of performance measures (e.g. goals or targets) and incentives on effort and performance of individuals as well as how performance measure design influences evaluations.

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Melissa Samuelson
Clinical Assoc Professor

Melissa Samuelson’s research focuses on incorporating consideration of culture and personal values in professional decision-making and communication.

Joseph Schultz
Professor Emeritus
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David Shields
Clinical Assistant Professor

David Shields has served as a college vice president and as a business school dean, as well as a professor of accounting.