Professor Roulstone conducts research on the role of information intermediaries in capital markets. He currently serves as an Associate Editor at Management Science and on the editorial boards of the Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, and the Review of Accounting Studies. During 2013-2016, he served as President-Elect, President, and Immediate Past-President of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association. From 2008 to 2019, he served as director of the AMIS PhD program; from 2019 until 2022 he served as AMIS Department Chair.
Professor Roulstone teaches the core financial reporting class in the MAcc program and a doctoral seminar on capital markets research. He previously taught intermediate accounting in the undergraduate program and the core financial accounting course and a financial statement analysis elective in the MBA program. Prior to joining Fisher, he spent eight years as an assistant and associate professor of accounting at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business where he taught financial accounting and financial statement analysis in the full-time, evening, and weekend MBA programs. Professor Roulstone grew up on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. He received undergraduate and master's degrees in accounting from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management before receiving a PhD from the University of Michigan.
- Distinguished Service Award from Management Science 2019
- FARS Best Paper Award 2019
- Outstanding Discussant Award FARS Mid-Year Meeting 2018
- Fisher College of Business Distinguished Professor, 2016
- Fisher Research Fellow, 2013, 2014
- Third prize, Chicago Quantitative Alliance Annual Academic Competition, 2012
- Centel Foundation/Robert P. Reuss Scholar—Booth, 2004-2005
- Ernest R. Wish Accounting Research Award—Booth, 2002