Faculty Distinctions

The School of Accountancy & MIS recognizes our colleagues for their recent accomplishments and honors, in their academic, professional, and civic lives. This listing represents the most recent year of work.

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PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Richard Anderson and Mark Frigo had an article published titled “The CFO and Strategic Risk Management,” in Strategic Finance, January 2020.

Ning Du with D. Budescu had an article accepted for publication titled “The Value of Being Precise,” forthcoming in the Journal of Economic Psychology.

Ning Du, David Wang and Ray Whittington had an article accepted titled “Accounting Data Analytics Exercise for Intermediate Accounting: Warranty Expense and Product Liability,” forthcoming in Emerging Technologies in Accounting.

Cindy Durtschi and David Wang had an article published titled “The Development of Accounting Data Analytics Curriculum” in the International Journal of Computer Auditing, 2020, 1(2).

Mark Frigo with B. Calder presented ”The Financial Value of Brand: The Role of the CFO” at the CFO Live Summit, CFO Magazine Agyle, July 30, 2020.

Mark Frigo with K. Krumwiede presented an IMA Webinar titled “Strategic Analysis for Management Accountants and CFOs,” November 9, 2020.

Mark Frigo with C, Busco, A. Riccaboni, A. Rossi, and E. Sofra had an article published titled “Seizing the Opportunities of Business 2030,” in Strategic Finance, February, 2020.

Mark Frigo and Ray Whittington had an article published titled “SASB Metrics for Managing Risk, Performance and Sustainability Strategy,” in Strategic Finance, April 2020.

Mark Frigo with K. Krumwiede had an article published titled “Strategic Analysis and the Management Accountant,” in Strategic Finance, May 2020.

Mark Frigo With B Madden had an article published titled “Strategic Life-Cycle Analysis:  the Role of the CFO,” in Strategic Finance, October 2020.

Mark Frigo with G. Milano had an article accepted titled “Avoiding Short-Termism: The Role of the Strategic CFO,” forthcoming in Strategic Finance.

Christine Gimbar and Molly Mercer had an article accepted titled “Do Auditors Accurately Predict Litigation and Reputation Consequences of Inaccurate Accounting Estimates?” forthcoming in Contemporary Accounting Research.

Delvin Grant was on an expert panel on job market trends published by Zippia.

Bright (Yue) Hong with A. Kristof-Brown and A. Wang received and Access to Audit Personnel Grant from the Center for Audit Quality for “How Can New Technologies Benefit Auditor Well-Being and Performance?”

Yujong Hwang with S. Kim, K. Rouibah and D. Shin had an article accepted titled “The Moderating Effects of Leader-Member Exchange for Technology Acceptance: An Empirical Study within Organization,” forthcoming in Journal of Organizational & End User Computing.

Yujong Hwang with K. Rouibah, N. Al-Qirim, and S. Pouri, had an article accepted titled “The Determinants of eWoM Use in Social Commerce: The Role of Perceived Value, Enjoyment, Trust, Risks and Satisfaction,” forthcoming in the Journal of Global Information Management.

Yujong Hwang with R. Malaquias, F. Malaquias, and Y. Ha had an article accepted titled “A Cross-Country Study on Intention to Use Mobile Banking: Does Computer Self-Efficacy Matter?” forthcoming in the Journal of Global Information Management.

Yujong Hwang with J. Yoo, S. Choi, and M. Yi had an article accepted titled “The Role of User Resistance and Social Influences on the Adoption of Smartphone: Moderating Effect of Age,” forthcoming in the Journal of Organizational & End User Computing.

Yujong Hwang with R. Amirtha, and V. Sivakumar  had an article accepted titled “Influence of Perceived Risk Dimensions on e-Shopping Behavioural Intention among Women – A Family Life Cycle Stage Perspective,” forthcoming in the Journal of Theoretical & Applied Electronic Commerce Research.

Yujong Hwang with S. Kim, and D. Shin published an article titled “Investigating the Role of Leader-Member Exchange for Goal Commitment in System Implementation,” in Information Technology & People, 2020, 33(6).

Yujong Hwang with D. Shin had an article published titled “The Effects of Security and Traceability of Blockchain on Digital Affordance,” in Online Information Review, 2020, 44(4).

Yujong Hwang with I. Arif, and W. Aslam had an article published titled “Predicting Barriers in Adoption of Internet Banking: A Structural Equation Modeling – Neural Network Approach,” in Technology in Society, 2020, 61, Paper 101231.

Hui Lin with R. Knisley had an article accepted titled “Real Earnings Management and Fraud Risk: An Internal Audit Perspective,” forthcoming in Internal Auditor.

Hui Lin with R. Knisley had an article accepted titled “Real Earnings Management and Fraud Risk: An Internal Audit Perspective,” forthcoming in Internal Auditing.

Ron Marcuson with P. Lau and E. Hoffman had an article published titled “Taxation of Settlement and Litigation Judgements: Part I,” in Taxes-The Tax Magazine, April 2020.

Ron Marcuson with P. Lau had an article published titled “Taxation of Settlement and Litigation Judgements: Part 2,” in Taxes-The Tax Magazine, June, 2020.

Ron Marcuson with P. Lau had an article published titled “Taxation of Settlement and Litigation Judgements: Part 3,” in Taxes-The Tax Magazine, August, 2020.

Ron Marcuson with P. Lau had an article published titled “When to Deduct Target’s Transaction Costs in Stock Acquisitions,” in Taxes-The Tax Magazine, October, 2020.

Ron Marcuson with P. Lau and J. Buoscio had an article published titled “Observing the 11 Steps: Partnership Business Interest Expense Allocations: Part 1,” in Taxes-The Tax Magazine, December 2020.

Stephani Mason with N. Hellman, S. Moya Gutierrez, and A. Marques had an article published titled “On the Disclosure Initiative and the Principles of Disclosure: the EAA’s Financial Reporting Standards Committee’s View,” in Accounting in Europe, 2020, 17-1.

Stephani Mason with J. Joe, D. Barr-Pulliam, and K. Sanderson had a paper published titled “Unlocking the Black Box of Fair Value Measurement for Financial Instruments.  The Role and Perspectives of Accounting Firm-Employed Valuation Specialists,” by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland Thought Leadership published by the ICAS and the IAASB, 2020.

Medhanie Mekonnen
had an article accepted titled “Impact of Auditors’ Industry Specialization and Longevity on Professional Skepticism: A Predictive Study,” forthcoming in the Global Journal of Accounting and Finance.

Medhanie Mekonnen presented “Hospital Financial Resources and Patients Quality: A Predictive Study,” at the AAA 2020 Spark Digital Meeting, June 11-12, 2020.

Jeff Ng had a paper accepted titled “Does the Use of Non‐GAAP Earnings in Compensation Contracts Lead to Excessive CEO Compensation? Efficient Contracting Vs. Managerial Power,” forthcoming in the Journal of Business Finance & Accounting.

Kelly Pope with S. Kaplan, D. Lanier, and J. Samuels had an article accepted titled “Insurance Investigations’ Follow-up Intentions When Whistleblowers Report Healthcare Fraud: The Effects of Anonymity and Previous Internal Reporting,” forthcoming in Behavioral Research in Accounting.

Kelly Pope with D. Lattier and P. Nkansa had an article published titled “Lights, Camera, Action! A Framework for Using Reality TV to Boost Classroom Engagement Among GenZ Learners,” in Strategic Finance, August 2020.

Matt Stern with J. Hobson, and A. Zembelman had their article titled “The Benefit of Me an Auditors: The Influence of Social Interaction and the Dark Triad on Unjustified Auditor Trust,” which was published in Contemporary Accounting Research, summarized in an article by Forbes magazine.

Matt Stern with J. Grenier, B. Pomeroy, and N. Zieinski published a summary of their article titled “The Effects of Accounting Standard Precision, Auditor Task Expertise, and Judgment Frameworks on Audit Firm Litigation Exposure,” 2020.

David Wang with Y. Y. Wang and R. Calatone had an article accepted titled “The Effect of Competitive Actions and Social Media Perceptions on Offline Car Sales after Automobile Recalls,” forthcoming in the International Journal of Information Management.

David Wang with J. C. Yen had an article accepted titled “Stock Price Relevance of Voluntary Disclosures about Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies,” forthcoming in the International Journal of Accounting Information Systems.

David Wang with T. Chiu, Y. Wang, and R. Debreceny had and article published titled “A Classroom Exercise on Building Auditors’ Interview Skills” in the Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, 17(2).

David Wang published, “A Win-Win Collaboration between Universities and Industry on Audit Data Analytics” in the Computer Auditing Journal (ISACA Journal Taiwan), 42.

David Wang with Y. Wang published “An Overview of Recent Development in Privacy Regulations and Future Research Opportunities” in Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha and Nuno Mateus-Coelho (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Cyber Crime and Information Privacy, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.

David Wang with C. Hsu presented “Too Busy to Monitor? Board Busyness and the Occurrence of Reported Information Security Incidents,” Proceedings of the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), virtual conference, 2021.

David Wang with L. Warshaw presented “Peer Learning in Data Analytics: Engaging Students and Developing Professional Skills”. Proceedings of the 2020 SIGDSA Pre-ICIS Symposium, virtual conference, 2020.

David Wang with K. Qi, Y.  Wang, and W. Jiang presented “Firm’s Response Strategies after Data Breach and Stock Market Reactions,” 2020 Americas Conference on Information Systems, virtual conference.

David Wang was the keynote speaker at the the 1st International Summit Forum on the Development of Intelligent Accounting, hosted by Shandon University of Finance and Economics School of Accounting, China.

David Wang was the keynote speaker at “Intelligent Automation and Analytics: Shaping the future of Accountancy” hosted by Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia, live streamed on YouTube.

David Wang was a speaker at the IMA Chicago Chapter and the IMA Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter.

Kent Klaus was appointed Board of Directors Vice President of ADA 25 Advancing Leadership.

Kent Klaus was appointed to the Board of Directors of Access Living.

David Wang was appointed as a Driehaus Fellow for DePaul’s Driehaus College of Business.

David Wang is listed on the Fulbright Specialist Roster for developing analytics curriculum for accounting programs.

David Wang serves as president of the Midwest Region of the American Accounting Association.

David Wang serves as an editor for the Journal of Information Systems.

David Wang was the co-chair of the 2020 American Accounting Association AIS, SET and International Sections Midyear Meeting.

APPOINTMENTS AND OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Cindy Durtschi was appointed Associate Editor of the Journal of Forensic Accounting Research.

Cindy Durtschi was the editor of a special fraud edition of the Journal of Accounting Research.

Delvin Grant was appointed a program committee for the 23rd International Conference on Enterprise Information systems, 2021.

Ron Graziano was appointed the FASB’s Investor Advisory Board.

Yujong Hwang was appointed as a new associate editor for Electronic Commerce Research & Applications.

David Wang was selected to be the Public Voices Fellow, OpEd Project.

David Wang was elected to be the AAA AIS Section treasurer.

David Wang is serving as the coordinator and guest editor of the 1st International Conference of the Journal of Information Systems.

RECOGNITIONS

Yujong Hwang was listed in the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists in various disciplines by Stanford University based on data from Scopus.

 

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