Past Seminars

Throughout the year, the Accounting Department welcomes scholars from around the country to present relevant accounting research and topics to our faculty and students.

Dr. Roychowdhury’s research focuses on the influence of manager incentives on their reporting and disclosure choices, capital markets and contractual efficiency

Dr. Rountree’s research focuses on the influence of external forces on the financial reporting choices and characteristics of firms.

Dr. Myers’ research interests are varied and include audit markets, corporate disclosure, and financial reporting quality.

Dr. Harris’s area of research is centered on nonprofit accounting. She is also a certified public accountant in the states of Florida and Pennsylvania.

Dr. Jenkins research focuses on both financial accounting and auditing. She investigates how the market respond to financial reporting failures restatements.

Dr. Louis research focuses primarily on earnings management, managerial financial reporting incentives, merger and acquisitions, market anomalies and etc.

Ling Lisic of George Mason University

Information about Professor Lisic’s research can be found at:

Accounting Department Seminar Series

Information about Professor Zhang’s research can be found at:

Clara Chen of University of Illinois
Information about Professor Chen’s research can be found at:

Guest speaker in the Accounting Seminar Series

Speaker in Accounting Seminar Series

Accounting Department Speaker Series- Mikhail Pevzner, University of Baltimore

Jeff Chen of the University of Colorado

The Effect of Option-based Compensation on Payout Policy: Evidence from FAS123R

Carol Dee, Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Denver, will present her paper “Asymmetric Monitoring by Big 4 Auditors: Earnings Management around Open Market Repurchases and Seasoned Equity Offerings.”