Accounting

Dr. Mark Beasley

Professor Of Accounting, Director Of The Enterprise Risk Management Initiative

Teaching and research addresses issues related to audits of financial statements and other assurance services offered by CPAs. Specifically, financial statement fraud and the role of audit committees and boards of directors in monitoring and governing the actions of senior management. Financial reporting process. Enterprise risk management.

Areas of Expertise
Accounting
Colleges
MGMT

Dr. Frank Buckless

KPMG Professor And Department Head Of Accounting

Audits of financial statements, statistical sampling for audits and financial statement reporting and analysis.

Areas of Expertise
Accounting
Finance
Colleges
MGMT

Dr. Robert Handfield

Bank Of America University Distinguished Professor Of Supply Chain Management, Director Of The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

Supply chain management.

Areas of Expertise
Accounting
Supply Chain/Operations Management
Colleges
MGMT

Dr. Roby Sawyers

Professor Of Accounting

Individual income tax, corporate tax shelters, IRC section 529 College Savings Plans, multi-state taxation. Income tax decisionmaking, estate taxes, gifts and trusts. Ethical development and behavior.  North Carolina tax system, business-method patents and tax strategy patents, taxation of business entities, multi-state taxation.

Areas of Expertise
Accounting
Taxes
Colleges
MGMT

Dr. Eileen Taylor

Assistant Professor Of Accounting

Accounting, fraud examination, XBRL, whistleblowing (especially within audit firms), and accounting information systems.

Areas of Expertise
Accounting
Auditing
Finance
Colleges
MGMT

Dr. Paul Williams

Professor Of Accounting

Ethics of accounting research and practice, accounting theory, epistemology and knowledge production in the field of accounting.

Areas of Expertise
Accounting
Colleges
MGMT