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John C. Fellingham

H.P. Wolfe Chair in Accounting
Professor of Accounting & MIS

Areas of Expertise

Capital investments
Cost accounting
Information economics
Number theory


PhD, Universityof California, Los Angeles
MS, Universityof California, Los Angeles
AB, Stanford University


Professor Fellingham's research has used formal theory to examine accounting in a variety of economic contexts. He is particularly interested in the role of accounting in enduring economic relationships. He has also examined the interaction of taxation with productive efficiency, as well as the effects of auditors' decisions on the distributional characteristics of the population being audited.

His current research interests include accounting structure information, and number theory in accounting. Fellingham's articles have been published in a variety of academic journals, including The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Finance, Management Science, National Tax Journal, and Rand Journal of Economics. He has served on the editorial boards of Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, and The Accounting Review.

Fellingham has held endowed positions at the Pennsylvania State University, The University of Illinois, and the University of Iowa. He has also been on the faculty of the University of Texas and has held visiting faculty positions at Yale, UCLA, and Stanford. He served as chairman of the program committee for the 2002 American Accounting Association Annual Convention, and is currently serving as vice-president and director of research of the American Accounting Association.

Contact Information

406A Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH43210
(614) 292-2488