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Michael Meyer

Associate Professional Specialist


Michael Meyer is an Associate Professional Specialist and will be coordinating the Principles of Accounting courses. He previously was an Associate Professor at Ohio University where he earned a variety of teaching honors, including the 2007 College of Business Teaching and Learning Award and the 2007 and 2009 School of Accountancy Advisory Council Innovation in Teaching Award. Meyer’s current research includes studies on the role of corporate governance on voluntary financial statement disclosures, the role of auditor attachment on biases in auditor judgment, and various educational and practitioner related topics.

Meyer earned his BBA from the University of Notre Dame in 1988, his Masters of Accountancy from Virginia Tech in 1993, and his Doctorate of Business Administration from Mississippi State in 1998. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, he spent three years as a CPA at the public accounting firm of BDO Seidman.




  • Accountancy I
  • Accountancy II


"The Non-Impact of Paper Color on Exam Performance," (with Jennifer Bagwell), To appear in Issues in Accounting Education, 2012, August, 2012, 691-706.

"Patch Management: No Longer Just An IT Problem," (with Joyce Lamvert),  The CPA Journal, November, November, 2007, 68-72.

"The Impact of Auditor-Client Relationships on the Reversal of First-Time Audit Qualifications," (with John T Rigsby, Jeff Boone),  The ICFAI Journal of Audit Practice (India), IV, July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2007, 60-84.

"The Impact of Auditor-Client Relationships on the Reversal of First-Time Audit Qualifications," (with John T Rigsby, Jeff Boone),  Managerial Auditing Journal, 22, January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2007, 53-79.

"An Analysis of the First Two Decades of Advances In Accounting," (with John T Rigsby, D. Jordan Lowe),  Advances in Accounting, 21, January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2006, 151-175.

"Accounting Education: Response to Corporate Scandals," (with Pierre Titard, Robert Braun),  Journal of Accountancy, November, November, 2004, 59-65.

"An Examination of Ethical Research Conduct by Experienced and Novice Accounting Academics," (with Dave McMahon),  Issues in Accounting Education, 19, October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2004, 413-442.

"Disposals of Old Computer Equipment: A Mounting Environmental Problem," (with Waleed Abu El Ella, Ronald Young),  The CPA Journal, July, July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2004, 70-74.

"A Descriptive Analysis of the Content and Contributors of Behavioral Research in Accounting: 1989-1998," (with John T Rigsby),  Behavioral Research in Accounting, 13, June, 2001, 253-278.

"Political Cost and Accounting Method Choice: The Pharmaceutical Industry," (with Khondkar Karim, Stephen Gara),  The Mid-Atlantic Journal of Business, 36, December, 2000, 193-215.

"A Process for Improving Audit Quality: An Application of Deming’s Quality Principles to the Managerial Accounting Practices of Public Accounting Firms,"  Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, 8, October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2000, 39-54.

"Those Who Can…Teach," (with Pierre Titard),  Journal of Accountancy, July, July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2000, 49-58.

"A Revealed Preference Study of Management Journals’ Direct Influences," (with Ali Tahai),  Strategic Management Journal, 20, July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 1999, 279-296.

Book Articles and Chapters

Book Review: Cost Management: Strategies for Business Decisions, 4th Edition, Issues in Accounting Education (January (1st Quarter/Winter)2008).


Michael Meyer, American Accounting Assocation National Meeting, American Accounting Association, Anaheim, CA, " Trends and Best Practices in utilization of Non-Tenure Track Faculty," (August6, 2013).

Michael Meyer, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, American Accounting Association, Anaheim, CA, "Reasons, Challenges and Opportunities: TransitionIng from Tenure Track to Non-Tenure Track," (August5, 2013).

Michael Meyer, Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting, American Accounting Association, National Harbor, MD (Washington, D.C.), "Exlpoiting Technology to Create Self-Grading Excel Assignments, Extract Grades, and Protect Against Academic Dishonesty," (August4, 2012).

Michael Meyer, Teaching in 2015 and Beyond, Northern Illinois University, Decalb, IL, "Using Technology to Enhance a Traditional Classroom Experience," (November18, 2011).

Michael Meyer, Julie Smith-David, American Accounting Association Midwest Regional Conference, American Accounting Association, Indianapolis, IN, "Hands-on with AAA On-Line Resources - Optimize Your Teaching and Research," (October15, 2011).

Michael Meyer, Julie Smith-David, Judy Rayburn, Cassy Budd, Susan Crosson, American Accounting Association Midwest Regional Meeting, American Accounting Association, Indianapolis, IN, "CTLA - Online/Hybrid Course and Program Best Practice Panel," (October14, 2011).