The Christian R. Lindback Chair in Accounting & Financial Management

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Texas Tech
  • M.S., Virginia Tech
  • B.S., Oregon State

Teaching Interests

  • Accounting and financial management

Courses Taught at Bucknell

  • Accounting Foundations I & II
  • Intermediate Accounting I & II
  • Advanced Financial Accounting, Corporate Finance
  • Small Business Management
  • Senior Accounting
  • Seminar
  • Advanced Cost Accounting
  • Numerous Independent Studies

Selected Publications

BOOK PUBLICATIONS

Using Financial Statements: Analyzing, Forecasting, and Decision-Making, Business Expert Press, forthcoming 2014 (available in both hardcopy and digital formats).

Financial Accounting, 16th Edition, (with Professors Williams, Haka, & Carcello), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2014 (published ancillaries to include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial and Managerial Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions, 17th Edition, (with Professors Williams, Haka & Carcello), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2014 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial Accounting, 15th Edition, (with Professors Williams, Haka, & Carcello), McGraw-Hill/Irwin,
2011 (published ancillaries to include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial and Managerial Accounting:  The Basis for Business Decisions, 16th Edition, (with Professors Williams, Haka & Carcello), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2011 (published ancillaries to include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial Accounting, 14th Edition, (with Professors Williams, Haka, & Carcello), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2009 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial and Managerial Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions, 15th Edition, (with Professors Williams, Haka & Carcello), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2009 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial Accounting, 13th Edition, (with Professors Williams, Haka, & Carcello), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2007 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial and Managerial Accounting:  The Basis for Business Decisions, 14th Edition, (with Professors Williams, Haka & Carcello), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2007 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial Accounting, 12th Edition, (with Professors Williams & Haka), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2005 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial and Managerial Accounting:  The Basis for Business Decisions, 13th Edition, (with Professors Williams, & Haka), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2005 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial Accounting, 11th Edition, (with Professors Meigs, Williams, & Haka), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2002 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial and Managerial Accounting:  The Basis for Business Decisions, 12th Edition, (with Professors Meigs, Williams, & Haka), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2001 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial Accounting, 10th Edition, (with Professors Meigs, Williams, & Haka), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2000 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions, 11th Edition, (with Professors Meigs, Williams, & Haa), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 1999 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Financial Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions, 9th Edition, (with Professors Meigs and Whittington), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 1997 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions, 10th Edition, (with Professors Meigs and Whittington), McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 1996 (published ancillaries include a Study Guide and Solutions Manual).

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JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Changes in Annual Reporting Rituals of Financial Services Firms in Periods of Market Crisis (with Bucknell undergraduate, Kate Sowinski), International Journal on Critical Accounting, 2013.

Theodorick of Triple-A-Ville: A One-Act Play for a Doctoral Seminar (with Professors Steve Willits, Mike Coyne, and David Jensen), International Journal on Critical Accounting. 2011.

Listening to Accounting (with Professors Skip McGoun and Ann-Christine Frandsen), Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 2010.

Money n' Motion- Born to be Wild (with Professors Elton McGoun and Mike Coyne), Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 2007.

Pedagogic Metaphors and the Nature of Accounting Signification (with Professors Elton McGoun and Mike Coyne), Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 2007.

Walt's Street and Wall Street: Theming, Theater, and Experience in Finance (with Professors Elton McGoun  and Doug Allen), Critical Perspectives on Accounting,  2004.

Interpretive  and Critical  Research in Accounting:  A Commentary on its Absence from Mainstream Accounting Research (with Professor  Richard  Baker), Critical  Perspectives on Accounting, 1997.

The Case for Qualitative Research  in Finance (with Professors  Chris Robinson  and Elton McGoun),  The International Review  of Financial  Analysis, 1994.

Conflict  and Ritual in the Audit Profession (with Professor  Sherry K. Mills), Critical  Perspectives on Accounting,  1992.

Symposium  Overview From the Participants' Perspective,  The Government  Accountants Journal,  1989. Arguments  and Evidence  Regarding  Cash Basis Accounting and Small Municipalities (with Professor Steve Willits), The Government Accountants Journal, 1988.

Administrators and Physicians: Inducing  Collaboration (with Professor  Frank Collins),  Hospital  and Health Services Administration, 1987.

"Power To Move  Managers — Part I" (with Professor Frank Collins),  Managing  MIS Personnel, 1987. "Power To Move  Managers-- Part II" (with Professor Frank Collins), Managing  MIS Personnel,  1987.

ARTICLES IN BOOKS

Airline Profitability  Analysis, in Cases in Finance, Nunnally  and Plath (eds.), Richard D. Irwin, Inc., 1994.

"An Introduction to Activity  Based Costing," in Implementing Activity Based Costing, (Ed. Professor Frank Collins), Executive Enterprises Publishing  Company,  Inc., 1991.

PUBLISHED CASES

Weston Manufacturing: An Advanced  Case Study in Activity  Based Costing, (with Professor Robert Needham  and Professor Sherry Mills), Second Edition,  West Publishing Company,  1997.
                                         
Weston Manufacturing: An Advanced  Case Study in Activity  Based Costing, (with Professor Sherry Mills),West  Publishing Company,  1994.

Pennsylvania Containers: A Case in Activity Based Costing,  West Publishing  Company,  1993.

PROCEEDINGS & CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Changes in Annual Reporting Rituals of Financial Services Firms in Periods of Market Crisis (with Kate Sowinski), International Conference on Critical Accounting, New York City, April, 2013.

Listening to Accounting (with Professors  Skip McGoun  and Ann-Christine Frandsen), Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, Innsbruck,  Austria, 2009 (also presented  by coauthors  at the Critical  Management  Studies  Conference, Coventry, England,  2009).

Listening to Finance (with Professors Skip McGoun and Ann-Christine Frandsen), Critical Finance Studies Conference, Brussels, 2009 (also presented by coauthors at The Finance Department Seminar of Ljubljana, Trenta, Solvenia, 2009).

Theodorick of Triple-A-Ville: A One-Act Play for a Doctoral Seminar (with Professors Steve Willits, Mike Coyne, and David Jensen), Critical Perspectives on Accounting Symposium, New York City, 2008.

Music by the CARs: Musical Interpretations of Capital Market Performances (with Professors Skip McGoun and Ann-Christine Frandsen), Critical Perspectives on Accounting Symposium, New York City, 2008.

Money in Motion: Born to be Wild (with Professors Skip McGoun and Mike Coyne), Critical Perspectives on Accounting Symposium, New York City, 2005.

Money in Motion: Born to be Wild (with Professors Skip McGoun and Mike Coyne), presented by coauthors at the Alternative Perspectives in Finance Conference, Kilkenny, Ireland, 2005.

Accounting Representations:  Lenses, Photographs, and Scrabble, (with Professors Skip McGoun and Mike Coyne), presented by co authors at The Sixth Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, Singapore, 2004.

Walt's Street and Wall Street: Theming, Theater, and Experience in Finance, (with Professors Elton McGoun and Doug Allen), Critical Perspectives on Accounting Symposium, New York City, 2002.

Imag(in)ing Accounting, (with Professor Skip McGoun), The Fifth Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, University of Manchester, England, 1997.

Mythos, Logos, and Storytelling in the Gray Divide: Bringing a Critical Perspective into the Classroom, (with Professor Sherry Mills), The Fourth Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, the University of Manchester, England, 1994.

Qualitative Research in Accounting: A Critical Commentary on its Absence from America's Main Stream Journals, (with Professor Richard Baker), The 17th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, (With Professor Richard Baker), Venice, Italy, 1994.

Qualitative Research in Accounting:  A Critical Commentary on its Absence from America's Main Stream Journals, (with Professor Richard Baker), Critical Perspectives on Auditing Symposium (With Professor Richard Baker), New York City, 1993.

Machiavellianism, Budgetary Efficacy, and Budget Games, (with Professor Frank Collins), presented at, and published in, the proceedings of, The Second European Management Control Symposium, H.E.C. School of Management, Jouy-en-Josas, 1992.

Qualitative Research in Finance, presented at, and published in, the proceedings of the Eastern Finance Conference Annual Meeting (with Professor Chris Robinson), Richmond, 1992.

Qualitative Research in Finance, presented at, Midwest Finance Conference Annual Meeting (with Professor Chris Robinson), Indianapolis, 1992.

Qualitative Research in Finance: Justification of Alternative Approaches to Capital Market Research, Northern Finance Conference Annual Meeting (with Professor Chris Robinson), Toronto, 1992.

Qualitative Research in Finance: Justification of Alternative Approaches to Capital Market Research", Alternative Perspectives on Finance Conference, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, 1992.

Examining the Budgetary Effectiveness of University Department Heads, (with Professor Frank Collins), Graduate Faculty Symposium, Queens University, Toronto, 1992.

Conflict and Ritual in the Audit Profession, (with Professor Sherry Mills), The Third Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, the University of Manchester, England, 1991.

Ritualistic Construction of Audit Reality: Masking Societal Conflict Through Ritual, Critical Perspectives on Auditing Symposium (With Professor Sherry Mills), New York City, 1991.

The Construction of Audit Reality:  Projecting Image Through Ritual", Critical Perspectives on Auditing Symposium (With Professor Sherry Mills), New York City, 1990.

Accounting Competence and Machiavellianism: Examining Budgetary Effectiveness of University Department Heads, Southeast Doctoral Symposium (with Professor Frank Collins), Miami, 1990.

A Field Study of Budget Attitudes, Graduate Faculty Colloquium, Washington State University, 1989.

Performance Evaluation in Public Accounting Firms. International Conference on Research in Management Control Systems, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England, 1989.

Strategic Decision Making in Hospitals:  A Wedding of Two Ideological Perspectives Requiring a Nontraditional Ceremony, Southwest Academy of Management (with Professors John Blair & Carlton Whitehead), Health Care/Public Sector Division, 1988.

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