Curtis Nicholls

Curtis Nicholls

Associate Professor of Accounting; Co-director of the Student Managed Investment Fund
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About Curtis Nicholls


  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Colorado, 2010.
  • B.S., Brigham Young University, 2001.

Research Interests

  • Cost of equity capital measures
  • Cash flow restatements
  • Earnings management
  • Analysts' forecasts
  • Enforcement actions
  • Accounting instruction
  • Financial planning

Recent Classes Taught

  • ACFM 361, Financial Statement Analysis.
  • ACFM 375, Student Managed Investment Fund I.
  • ACFM 476, Student Managed Investment Fund II.
  • ACFM 104, Foundations of Accounting I.
  • ACFM 321, Intermediate Financial Accounting I.

Awards and Honors

  • Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, Bucknell University. (2020).

  • Professor of the Year, Beta Gamma Sigma - Bucknell University Chapter. (2019).

  • Bea Sanders Innovation in Teaching Award Honorable Mention. (2016).
  • Outstanding Instructional Contribution in Accounting, American Accounting Association’s Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section. (2016).

Further Information

Contact Details


334 Holmes Hall