Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., Indiana State University of Pennsylvania

Teaching Interests

  • Financial accounting

Research Interests

  • Financial reporting and disclosure choices
  • Earnings management
  • Management reputation
  • Corporate governance

Selected Publications


“Firm Reputation and SEC Enforcement: Does Status Make a Firm a Target or Get a Free Pass?”

“Penalties for Misreporting: Is it the thought that counts?”


2011 AAA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO

2011 Midwest Accounting Conference, South Bend, IN

Penn State Accounting Research Conference, University Park, PA, 2007-2011


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