Brian Mittendorf

Fisher Designated Professor of Accounting

Accounting & Management Information Systems

Background

Brian Mittendorf, PhD, CPA, is the Fisher Designated Professor of Accounting at The Ohio State University where he has also served as Senior Associate Dean for Staff, Human Resources and Culture and Chair of the Department of Accounting and MIS. 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 nonprofit accounting, managerial accounting, and the role of accounting in supply chain management, and teaches courses on financial statements for nonprofit and governmental organizations at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Dr. Mittendorf has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals, including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Management Science, and the RAND Journal of Economics, and serves in editor roles for Management Science, Production and Operations Management and Journal of Management Accounting Research. He has also been cited in many media outlets, including Associated PressBloomberg, CBS News, Chronicle of Philanthropy, Marketwatch, Money, NBC News, New York Times, Nonprofit Times, NPR, The New Yorker, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, and is a four-time honoree of the Nonprofit Times Power and Influence Top 50.

 

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 4220.

  • 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.

  • ACCTMIS 4998 - Undergraduate Research in Accounting and MIS

    Undergraduate Research in Accounting and MIS for non-honors students. Prereq: Permission of Program Director. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs or 4 completions. This course is progress graded.