Faculty Directory

Heather Altman

Lecturer in Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
520.626.6019 office
520.621.3742 fax
heatheraltman@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 303

Phillip Blanchard

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting Education
  • Managerial/Cost Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
520.621.2877 office
520.621.3742 fax
pblancha@eller.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 305

Christine Borowec

Lecturer in Accounting
520.621.4067 office
520.621.3742 fax
cborowec@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 326

Shannon Chen

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate tax avoidance
  • Tax-motivated income shifting
  • Tax disclosure
520.621.4585 office
520.621.3742 fax
shannonchen@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301M

Lin Cheng

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Disclosure
  • Debt Contracting
  • Labor Economics
  • Auditing
  • Textual Analysis
520.621.0148 office
520.621.3742 fax
lincheng@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301Q

Mei Cheng

Associate Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Reporting and Capital Markets
  • Market Intermediaries
  • Economic Consequences
520.621.3786 office
520.621.3742 fax
meicheng@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301N

Preeti Choudhary

Associate Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Capital markets financial accounting
  • Financial reporting for taxes
  • Recognition versus disclosure
  • Financial reporting reliability
520.621.4028 office
520.621.3742 fax
choudharyp@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301J

Leslie Cohen

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Accounting
  • Accounting Ethics
520.621.3723 office
520.621.3742 fax
lcohen@eller.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 302

Jeremy Douthit

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Managerial Decision-making
  • Management Control Systems
  • Budgetary Reporting
520.621.0086 office
520.621.3742 fax
jdouthit2@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301H

Katharine Drake

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  •  Relationship between GAAP and taxable income
  •  FIrm life cycle
  •  Network connections
  •  Executive compensation and tax
520.621.1252 office
520.621.3742 fax
kddrake@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301R

Leslie Eldenburg

Professor Emerita

Areas of Expertise

  •  Hospital and healthcare cost and accounting issues
  •  Managerial accounting theory
520.621.4585 office
520.621.3742 fax
eldenbur@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301M

William Felix

Eller Professor of Accounting, Emeritus

Areas of Expertise

  • Auditor Judgment Processes Especially in the Performance of Analytical Procedures and Internal Control Evaluations
  • Role of Audit Evidence in Opinion Forming and Justification
  • Role of the Internal Auditor in Financial Statement Audits
520.621.2366 office
520.621.3742 fax
wfelix@eller.arizona.edu

Max Hewitt

Associate Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Forecasting and valuation implications of financial statement information
  • Investors’ reaction to disaggregated financial statement information
  • Implications of financial statement presentation
520.621.4805 office
520.621.3742 fax
mhewitt@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301P

Janeé Johnson

Adjunct Lecturer in Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Tax Compliance
  • Financial Accounting
520.626.5509 office
520.621.3742 fax
janeej@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301F

Thomas Klein

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  •  Financial accounting
  •  Business taxation
520.621.3742 office
520.621.3742 fax
klein@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 326

Katie Maxwell

Associate Director, School of Accountancy
Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Management accounting
  • Financial accounting
520.621.3713 office
520.621.3742 fax
maxwellk@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301C

Ann McGrath

Lecturer in Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Communications
  • Managerial Accounting
520.621.3712 office
520.621.3742 fax
mcgrathann@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 304

Rick Mergenthaler

Associate Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Rules-Based versus Principles-Based Standards
  • Qualitative Characteristics of Financial Information
  • Pro Forma Earnings Disclosures
520.621.2929 office
520.621.3742 fax
rmergenthaler@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301S

Paul Michas

Associate Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Auditing
  • International and Cross-Country Accounting/Auditing
  • Emerging Markets
520.626.5517 office
520.621.3742 fax
paulmichas@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301U

Karen Otto

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Auditing
  • Financial accounting
  • Information systems
520.621.2536 office
520.621.2536 fax
otto@eller.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301L

Carol Plagman

Lecturer in Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Tax law
520.621.4067 office
520.621.3742 fax
plagman@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 428

Sami Raynes

Adjunct Lecturer in Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Forensic Accounting
  • Auditing

520.621.4067 office
520.621.3742 fax
samiraynes@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 326

Dan Russomanno

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Auditing
  • Accounting quality
  • Top management teams
520.621.0496 office
520.621.3742 fax
drusso01@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301W

Jeffrey Schatzberg

Director, School of Accountancy
Lou Myers Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Behavioral and managerial/cost accounting
  • Auditing issues
520.621.2146 office
520.621.3742 fax
jschatzberg@eller.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301D

Sherri Silverberg

Adjunct Lecturer in Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Accounting
520.626.6019 office
520.621.3742 fax
ssilverberg@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 303

Rob Stussie

Lecturer in Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Auditing
  • Consolidation Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
520.621.3723 office
520.621.3742 fax
rstussie@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 302

Jayanthi Sunder

Associate Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Reporting and Capital Markets
  • Debt Contracting
  • Compensation Contracting
520.626.8489 office
520.621.3742 fax
jayanthisunder@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301G

Shyam Sunder

Associate Dean, Eller MBA Programs
McClelland Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Analysts
  • Financial Disclosure/Statements
  • Financial Reporting
520.621.4830 office
520.621.3742 fax
shyamvsunder@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301X

Ben Van Landuyt

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic interactions between auditors and managers
  • The financial reporting and auditing of uncertain amounts
  • Experimental economics 
520.621.2351 office
520.621.3742 fax
benvanlanduyt@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301V

William Waller

Deloitte & Touche Professor, Emeritus

Areas of Expertise

  • Behavioral Accounting and Auditing
520.621.2351 office
520.621.3742 fax
wwaller@eller.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301X

Jeff Jiewei Yu

Associate Professor of Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • Capital market research in accounting
  • Debt contracting
  • Information intermediaries
  • Economic effects of financial reporting
520.621.1273 office
520.621.3742 fax
jeffyu@email.arizona.edu
McClelland Hall 301T