message from the chair

The academic year 2013-2014 saw the Department of Accounting and MIS continue in the tradition of excellence. Professor and Chair Waleed A. Muhanna shares highlights, including the accounting faculty ranking 4th in the world for research and undergraduate and MAcc students celebrating graduation to become Fisher AMIS alumni.  >> Read more

Accounting Honors students visit FASB, top accounting firms

The academic year may have ended in May with graduation, but Accounting Honors juniors and seniors made the most of their summer with a visit to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in Norwalk, CT and top accounting firms in New York City. Generous donations from Deloitte, EY and PricewaterhouseCoopers supported the visit.  >> Read more

MAcc student eager for post-graduate opportunity at FASB

The latest in a tradition of distinguished Accounting Honors students at Fisher is getting ready for a prestigious opportunity. Tyler Kennedy, BSBA ’13/MAcc ’14, has been named a Postgraduate Technical Assistant at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and will begin working there this summer.  >> Read more

Student accounting ambassador brings record of success

A highly involved undergraduate with a record of success, Mariah Scott will have plenty to keep her busy during the 2014-2015 school year – but that didn’t stop the rising senior from taking on a prestigious post at Fisher College of Business: student accounting ambassador. “It’s definitely an honor to be able to represent the accounting department and the students,” she said.  >> Read more

PhD student earns top honors

Allison Nicoletti was named one of just 10 recipients of the 2014 Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting. She and PhD student Michael Iselin, a former fellow, were recognized with the American Accounting Association Ohio Regional Meeting Best Paper Award this past May in Columbus, Ohio.  >> Read more

Professor appointed as editor of top-tier journal

Professor Anne Beatty, Deloitte & Touche Chair in Accounting, was appointed as an editor of The Accounting Review, a top-tier journal.

Professor to be a plenary speaker at European conference

Professor Brian Mittendorf has been invited to be a plenary speaker at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management Workshop on Accounting and Economics hosted by the University of Southern Denmark.