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Darren Roulstone

Director, PhD Program
Associate Professor of Accounting & MIS

phone: (614) 292-1822
fax: (614) 292-2118
address: 444 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210




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

Areas of Expertise

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


  • 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
    Required doctoral seminar in Financial Accounting.


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 legal journals. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Accounting Research, the Accounting Review, and Contemporary Accounting Research.

Professor Roulstone teaches intermediate financial accounting to undergraduate students and a doctoral seminar on capital markets research.  He previously taught 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.