Areas of Expertise

The Whitman research topics database includes Whitman School faculty members and senior administrators. Use the database to identify faculty members with expertise in a wide range of business areas. Search by using business practice terms (i.e. human resources), department names (i.e. finance), or name of a particular individual. Once you have found a person, or persons, with whom you would like to speak, please forward your request to Kerri D. Howell, director of communications and media relations, at

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Faculty whose research interests contain: Accounting
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Albring, Susan
Associate Professor of Accounting

(315) 443-3452

Research Topics:

Taxes, repatriation of foreign earnings, financial accounting, capital structure, effects of taxes on capital structure, effects of taxes on business


Comprix, Joseph
Chair, Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting
Associate Professor of Accounting
(315) 443-3674

Research Topics:

Pensions, Accounting Restatements, International Financial Reporting Standards


Elder, Randy
Professor of Accounting

(315) 443-3359

Research Topics: business management, government auditing, fraud, Sarbanes-Oxley, auditing, accounting, income tax


Thevaranjan, Alex
Associate Professor of Accounting

(315) 443-3355

Research Topics: agency theory, managerial accounting, incentive schemes, the ethics of economics, economic solutions to spam, ethical leadership

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