Brian Mittendorf

Fisher Designated Professor of Accounting

Accounting & Management Information Systems

Background

Brian Mittendorf, PhD, is the Fisher Designated Professor of Accounting at The Ohio State University where he also serves as Senior Associate Dean for Staff, Human Resources and Culture. He holds a BBA in Accounting from Baylor University, and a PhD in Accounting from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining the Fisher College of Business, Dr. Mittendorf was an Associate Professor at Yale University's School of Management.

Dr. Mittendorf specializes in managerial accounting, nonprofit accounting, and the role of accounting in supply chain management.  Dr. Mittendorf has published many articles in academic journals including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Management Science, and the RAND Journal of Economics, and serves as an editor for Production and Operations Management and Journal of Management Accounting Research. He has also been cited in media outlets including the Associated Press, BBC News, Bloomberg, Chronicle of Philanthropy, CNN Money, Marketwatch, NBC News, Newsweek, Nonprofit Times, NPR, Rolling Stone, San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian, The New Yorker, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Dr. Mittendorf teaches courses on financial statements for nonprofit and governmental organizations.

 

Areas of Expertise

Accounting

Education

BBA, Baylor University

PhD, The Ohio State University

Courses

  • ACCTMIS 4220 - Governmental and Non-Profit Accounting

    Focuses on financial reporting concepts and standards for non-profit and governmental units, evaluation of performance and the analysis and interpretation of financial statements of selected non-profit and governmental organizations. Prereq: 3201 (523) and BusMHR 2291 (BusAdm 499.01).

  • ACCTMIS 7250 - Governmental and Non-Profit Accounting

    Focus is on financial reporting concepts and standards for non-profit and governmental units, evaluation of performance and the analysis and interpretation of financial statements of selected non-profit and governmental organizations. Prereq: MBA 6211, or enrollment in MAcc program. Not open to students with credit for 4510.

  • ACCTMIS 4998H - Research

    Special topics research in accounting and/or management information systems; research evaluated through papers, thesis, and/or special examinations. Prereq: A grade of B or above in 3201H, or permission of Honors Accounting Director. Not open to students with credit for 783H. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is progress graded.