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 Journal of Accounting Research, 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. Since 2008 he has served as director of the AMIS PhD program.
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 MBA program. 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.
- 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