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Lawrence (Larry) A. Tomassini

Professor of Accounting & MIS

phone: (614) 688-3773
fax: (614) 292-2118
address: 458 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210



  • PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
  • MS, University of California, Los Angeles
  • BSC, Santa Clara University

Areas of Expertise

  • Decision Making in Accounting
  • Financial Reporting


  • 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 3200H - Financial Accounting I
    Economic role of financial reporting in markets and how it is influenced by the regulatory environment. B or better in AcctMIS 2300H.


Professor Tomassini previously served as Department Chair for Accounting & MIS (1993-2000) and Academic Director of the Master of Accounting Program (2000-2002).

Before coming to Ohio State, he was Head of the Department of Accountancy and the Ernst & Young Distinguished Professor at the University of Illinois and the Peat Marwick Mitchell Centennial Professor in Accounting at the University of Texas.