Speakers

Terry Shevlin, President-Elect for the AAA Board of Directors, Professor of Accounting, Paul Merage Chair in Business Growth, Associate Dean of Research and Doctoral Programs at the University of California, Irvine

Keynote Speaker, Thursday, January 3, 2019 | UHM Campus

 

Professor Terry Shevlin is a professor of accounting, Paul Merage Chair in Business Growth, Associate Dean of Research and Doctoral Programs at the UCI Paul Merage School of Business. He is also a President-Elect for the AAA Board of Directors. He earned his PhD from Stanford University in 1986 and joined the faculty at the University of Washington where he worked for 26 years until joining UCI in the summer of 2012. He visited the University of Iowa in 1991-92. He held the Paul Pigott/Paccar Professor of Business Administration from 2004-2012. While at Washington he held various administrative position: faculty director of the PhD Program 1998-2006 and Accounting Department Chair from 2006-2012. He has served as editor on three academic journals: Journal of the American Taxation Association (1996-1999), Senior Editor, The Accounting Review (2002-2005) and Co-editor, Accounting Horizons (2009-2012) and on numerous editorial boards (including the top four accounting journals). He has published over 45 articles in the very top accounting and finance journals.

He has received a number of awards for his research and mentoring of PhDs the most recent being named the American Accounting Association Outstanding Educator for 2012. He was also named the American Taxation Association 2005 Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator. He has won the American Taxation Association Tax Manuscript Award four times (in 2017, 2004, 1995, and 1992) and twice won the AAA Competitive Manuscript for young scholars (1990 and 1987). He was awarded the UW Business School Dean’s Faculty Research Award four times.

His research interests are broad and include the effect of taxes on business decisions and asset prices, capital markets-based accounting research, earnings management, employee stock options, research design and statistical significance testing issues.

His teaching interests: financial accounting, taxes and business decisions, empirical research methodology.

 

Honors and Awards

  • President-Elect for the 2018-2019 American Accounting Association Board of Directors
  • Keynote Speaker, Invited Speaker, Accounting Leading Scholar Symposium Series, Indiana University, May 2017, University of North Carolina Annual Tax Symposium 2017, London School of Economics Research Conference 2016, University of Münster Tax Research Conference 2016, 2010, Singapore Management University Research Conference 2016, 2011, Deans Lecture, Norwegian School of Economics, 2015.
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, Stanford University GSB, February 2015. Columbia University, December 2016, Singapore Management University December 2016, 2011.
  • American Accounting Association Outstanding Educator 2012.
  • Held the Paul Pigott/Paccar Professor of Business Administration, 2004-2012
  • American Taxation Association 2005 Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator.
  • Winner 2017, 2004, 1995, and 1992 American Taxation Association Tax Manuscript Award.
  • Distinguished Visiting Faculty, American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium, Lake Tahoe, June, 2008, 2006, 1998, 1997, and 1993.
  • Winner, American Accounting Association Competitive Manuscript Award 1990, 1987.
  • Co-editor, Accounting Horizons (2009-2012); Senior Editor, The Accounting Review (2002-2005);
  • Editor, Journal of the American Taxation Association (1996-1999)