Roger White

Assistant Professor
TEMPE Campus




Roger White joins the W. P. Carey School of Business having recently completed his doctorate at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. His research interests are centered on fraud, incentives, regulation, and communication in markets. White has presented his research in conferences and symposiums throughout the country, and is actively involved in scholarly associations including the American Accounting Association, American Economic Association, and Financial Management Association. 

In 2015, he was awarded the Glen McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting Ethics for his research examining the profitability of stock trades executed by SEC employees. 



  • PhD  Emory University, 2017
  • BS/BA  The Citadel, 2009

Research Interests

  • Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Governance
  • The Role of Behavioral Biases in Economic Decisions
  • Fraud
  • Market Regulation
  • Contracting
  • Communication in Markets



  • “Mobile communication and local information flow: Evidence from distracted driving laws” with Nerissa Brown and Han Stice. Journal of Accounting Research 53, 275–329.


Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 350Internal Reporting


  • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellow, 2015
  • Glen McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting Ethics, 2014
  • Semi-finalist, Best Paper Award, Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2014 and 2016