Andrew Van Buskirk

FCOB Distinguished Professor

Accounting & Management Information Systems


Professor Van Buskirk studies the role of financial reporting in resolving capital market uncertainty. He has published articles in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Review of Accounting Studies, The Accounting Review, and the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.  He is an editor of The Accounting Review, on the editorial board of the Journal of Accounting and Economics, and was previously on the editorial board of the Journal of Accounting Research.  Prior to joining Ohio State, he taught Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Before receiving his PhD, he worked as a CPA in Arthur Andersen’s Philadelphia office.

Areas of Expertise

  • Capital Markets
  • Disclosures
  • Financial Reporting
  • Securities Regulation


  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • BS, University of Delaware



ACCTMIS 3201 - Financial Accounting II
Theory and application of accounting techniques to record and report financial information; asset and liability valuation; income measurement; second of two-course sequence. Prereq: 3200, 3200.02, or BusMHR 2292 (BusAdm 499.01); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 3201.02 or 523.
ACCTMIS 8782 - Doctoral Seminar in Financial Accounting
Required doctoral seminar in Financial Accounting. Prereq: Enrollment in AcctMIS PhD program.