Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin (1992).
Major area: Capital markets research.
Minor areas: Financial economics and quantitative methods.
Joined UNO faculty in 2001. Instructor, Certified General Accountants Association (Canada), 1993-1994. Member, American Accounting Association, Phi Kappa Phi, and Alpha Kappa Psi. UNO College of Business Outstanding Faculty Student Choice Award, 2012; LCPA Lifetime Achievement in Accounting Education Award, 2011; University of New Orleans - College of Business Researcher of the Year, 2005; Beta Alpha Psi/University Accounting Association Most Outstanding Professor, 1999, and recipient of the 1996 Spear Safer Teaching Award, Florida International University. Selected for Who's Who Among America's Teachers in 1998, 2003, 2008-2018. University of Texas University Fellowship, 1987. Co-Chair, Board member and Organizer of the UNO Energy Accounting and Technology Conference.
Publications have appeared in The Accounting Review; Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting; Stanford Journal of Law, Business and Finance; Finance: Organisation et Qualite des Marches Financiers; Journal of Forensic Accounting; Journal of Corporate Finance; Review of Accounting and Finance; Journal of International Accounting; Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance; Journal of Business Finance and Accounting; Advances in Accounting; Journal of Global Business Management; Journal of International Management Studies; Tax Notes; International Journal of Finance and Economics; Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting; various online journals, and the Proceedings of numerous accounting and finance association conferences.
Ad hoc reviewer for several journals; reviewed or discussed papers, or served as panel chair, at accounting conferences in the U.S. and Canada. Has presented his research at universities and conferences in Canada, the Bahamas, the U.S., and at the Paris Bourse. Areas of research interest include corporate governance, financial reporting quality, audit risk, earnings management, and valuation.