Darren Roulstone

Professor Roulstone conducts research on the role of information intermediaries in capital markets. He publishes in, and is a reviewer for, a variety of accounting, finance, and general business journals. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Accounting Research, the Accounting Review, and Contemporary Accounting Research.  During 2015-2016, he is serving as Immediate Past-President of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association.

Professor Roulstone teaches the core financial reporting class in the MAcc program and a doctoral seminar on capital markets research. He previously taught intermediate accounting in the undergraduate program and the core financial accounting course and a financial statement analysis elective in the MBA program. Prior to joining Fisher, he spent eight years as an assistant and associate professor of accounting at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business where he taught financial accounting and financial statement analysis in the MBA program. Professor Roulstone grew up on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. He received undergraduate and master's degrees in accounting from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management before receiving a PhD from the University of Michigan.

Areas of Expertise

  • Capital Markets
  • Investor Information Acquisition
  • Analyst Following
  • Institutional Investors


  • PhD, University of Michigan
  • MAcc, Brigham Young University
  • BS, Brigham Young University


  • Fisher Research Fellow, 2013, 2014
  • Third prize, Chicago Quantitative Alliance Annual Academic Competition, 2012
  • Centel Foundation/Robert P. Reuss Scholar—Booth, 2004-2005
  • Ernest R. Wish Accounting Research Award—Booth, 2002
AMIS 3200 - Financial Accounting I

Theory and application of accounting techniques to record and report financial information; asset and liability valuation; income measurement; first of two-course sequence.

AMIS 8782 - Doctoral Seminar in Financial Accounting

Doctoral Seminar in Financial Accounting. Required doctoral seminar in Financial Accounting.


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    Department of Accounting & MIS
    Fisher College of Business
    The Ohio State University
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