Education

Ph.D. Accounting, University of Texas, 1979.
M.P.A. Accounting, University of Texas, 1974.
B.B.A. Accounting, University of Texas, 1973.

Research Interests

Research

Honors and Awards


Special Award of Merit , Illinois CPA Society, Chicago, Illinois, May , 2009


Award for Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education , American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Washington D.C., April , 2009


Visiting Distinguished Scholar & Ratcliffe Lecturer , University of New South Wales, February-March , 2008


Notable Contributions to the Literature Award , American Accounting Association Auditing Section, presented in Austin, Texas, January , 2008


Distinguished Service Award , American Accounting Association Auditing Section, Charleston, South Carolina, January , 2007


Innovations in Auditing and Assurance Education Award , American Accounting Association Auditing Section, presented in New Orleans, Louisiana, January , 2005


Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Chairperson , American Accounting Association Auditing Section, Huntington Beach, California, January , 2003


Distinguished Invited Lecturer , Irish Accounting and Finance Society, March , 2002


Incomplete List of Excellent Teachers , University of Illinois , 1984-2001


Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Chairperson , American Accounting Association Auditing Section, presented in Newport Beach, California, January , 2000


Shaw Foundation Professor & Visiting Distinguished Scholar, Singapore. , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, June , 1999


Visiting Distinguished Scholar , Chinese University of Hong Kong, March , 1999


Collaboration Award for "Auditing Organizations Through a Strategic Systems Lens," with T. Bell, F. Marrs, and H. Thomas. , Joint American Institute of CPAs/American Accounting Association, November , 1998


Outstanding Auditing Educator , American Accounting Association Auditing Section, presented in Dallas, Texas, August , 1997


Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor (Finalist) , University of Illinois Graduate College, presented April , 1997


Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Chairperson , American Accounting Association Auditing Section, presented in Dallas Texas, August , 1997


Excellence in Teaching Award , St. Louis Accountancy Committee of UIUC, presented in St. Louis, Missouri, May 14 , 1996


Distinguished Visiting Faculty , American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium, Tahoe City, California, June , 1994


Visiting Distinguished Scholar , University of Memphis, April , 1994


Resident Faculty , Big-10 Doctoral Consortium, The Ohio State University/Coopers & Lybrand, Columbus, Ohio, June , 1993


Visiting Distinguished Scholar , Michigan State University, August , 1993


Resident Faculty , Big-10 Doctoral Consortium, Michigan State University/Coopers & Lybrand, East Lansing, Michigan, July , 1992


American Accounting Association/Deloitte & Touche Wildman Medal for Research Opportunities in Auditing: The Second Decade , Presented at the 1990 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada , 1990


Norton M. Bedford Scholar , Department of Accountancy , 1987-1988


Indefinite Term Membership , University of Illinois Graduate Faculty, February , 1986


Outstanding Faculty Member Award , Beta Alpha Psi, University of Arizona , 1983


Teaching Distinction List , Department of Accounting, College of Business and Public Administration, The University of Arizona , 1978-1983


Outstanding Teacher Award , Department of Accounting, College of Business and Public Administration, The University of Arizona, November , 1981


Ph.D. Excellence Award , University of Texas , 1976-1977


Dean's Award for Academic Excellence , University of Texas, May , 1974


 


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