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Lawrence A. Tomassini

Professor of Accounting & MIS

Areas of Expertise

Decision making in accounting
Financial reporting
Financial analysis


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


Professor Tomassini’s research has been widely published in leading scholarly journals, including the Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. In addition, Tomassini led the initial development of Fisher College's web site and has been a pioneer in the use of Web technology to support the teaching of accounting courses.

Tomassini previously served as department chair for accounting & MIS (1993-2000) and academic director of the Master of Accounting program (2000-2002). Before joining the Fisher College of Business, 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.

Contact Information

458 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 688-3773