David Wallin

Associate Professor

Accounting & Management Information Systems


Professor Wallin’s current research focuses on disclosure flexibility, performance incentives and fraudulent reporting. His research has been published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research and other professional publications.

Dr. Wallin was the recipient of the 1994 Research Award from the Fisher College Pace Setters and was a KPMG Peat Marwick Faculty Fellow. He teaches in the areas of financial and managerial accounting and is chair of graduate studies in accounting & MIS.


  • Pace Setters Research Award, 1994
  • KPMG Research Fellow 1991-1993
  • KPMG Faculty Fellow 1993-1996

Areas of Expertise


  • Disclosures


  • PhD, University of Arizona
  • MAS, Northern Illinois University
  • BS, Northern Illinois University



  • ACCTMIS 4200 - Advanced Financial Accounting

    Advanced topics in financial reporting; may include accounting for multi-corporate business entities, international operations, and government and not-for-profit organizations. Prereq: 3201 (523) or 3201.02, and BusMHR 2292 (BusAdm 499.01). Not open to students with credit for 624.