Accountancy & Information Systems faculty pursue research in areas including earnings management practices and reporting, auditing, accounting systems, business process analytics, enterprise systems integration, service-oriented architecture, and the legal and ethical aspects of information technology.
Recent Faculty Distinctions
John Pearce, PhD, was recongnized by The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) as an Exemplary Scholar
Ronald P. Hill was awarded the 2013 Allan N. Nash Distinguished Doctoral Graduate Award from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.
Ronald P. Hill received the Marketing and Society Special Interest Group (MASSIG) “Lifetime Achievement Award.”
Ronald P. Hill received the Williams-Qualls-Spratlen (WQS) Multicultural Mentoring Award of Excellence
Jeremy Kees and John Kozup received the American Marketing Association Thomas C. Kinnear Research Award
William Wagner received the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Teaching and Pedagogical Innovation
William Wagner won the Meyer ICE Award
Noah P. Barsky received the Daniel J. O'Mara Villanova School of Business Faculty Award
Anthony H. Catanach Jr. was awarded the first-ever Carey M. Maguire Fellowship in Applied Ethics by the American College Center for Ethics in Financial Services
James M. Emig won the Gerald A. Dougherty Endowed School of Business Faculty Award
Shelley Rhoades-Catanach won the Ray M. Sommerfield Outstanding Tax Educator Award, the highest honor given by the American Tax Association
- James Bierstaker
Associate Editor, Behavioral Research in Accounting and Issues in Accounting Education
Editorial Board Member, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory Editorial Board Member, Managerial Auditing Journal
- Wayne Bremser
Consulting Editor, International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation
- Q Chung
Editorial Board Member, International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications
- Johnny Lee
Senior Editor, Information Systems Management
- Janice Sipior
Editor-in-Chief, Information Systems Management
Senior Editor, Data Base Associate Editor, Information Resources Management Journal
Barsky, N.P. 2012. "The Rhetoric and Reality of Budget Participation." Best Practices in Executive Decision Making.
Chen, L. H., and H. Sami. 2012. "The impact of firm characteristics on trading volume reaction to the earnings reconciliation from IFRS to U.S. GAAP." Contemporary Accounting Research.
N. P. Barsky and A.H. Catanach, Jr. 2011. "Transforming the Accounting Education Value Chain with E-Learning Technologies." Advances in Business Education and Training.
Catanach, A.H. with J. H. Irving, S. E. Perry, and P. L. Walker, "An Ex Post Examination of Auditor Resignations," Accounting Horizons, 2011.
Sipior, Janice C., Burke T. Ward, and Regina Connolly, 2011. "The digital divide and t-government in the United States: using the technology acceptance model to understand usage," European Journal of Information Systems.
Barsky, N. P., and A. H. Catanach Jr. 2010. Data in Context, The Economist.
Bierstaker, J.L., E. O'Donnell, and J. Schultz 2010. "Integrating business risk into auditor judgment about the risk of material misstatement: The influence of a strategic-systems-audit approach." Accounting, Organizations and Society.
Bremser, W., P. Joshi, A Deshmukh, and R Kumar, 2011. 'Diffusion of Management Accounting Practice in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries."
Bremser, W.G., H. Herath, and J. G. Birnberg. 2010. "Joint Selection of Balanced Scorecard Targets and Weights in a Collaborative Setting," Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.
T. Herath, H. Herath and W. G. Bremser, "Balanced Scorecard Implementation of Security Strategies- A Framework for IT Security Performance Management", Information Systems Management.
Catanach, A.H. with J. A. Ragatz, "The 2008 Financial Market Crisis: Black Swan, Perfect Storm, or Tipping Point?" Bank Accounting and Finance, 2010.
Chen, L. H. 2010. "Merger abnormal returns and the use of independent fairness opinions." Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance.
W. Luo & Q. B. Chung. 2010. "Retailer Reputation and Online Pricing Strategy." Journal of Computer Information Systems.
Liedtka, S.L., B.K. Church, and M.R. Ray. "Performance Variability, Ambiguity Intolerance, and Balanced Scorecard-Based Performance Assessments." Behavioral Research in Accounting, 2008.