Terry L. Neal, Ph.D., CPA, is the Dennis Hendrix Professor in Accounting in the Department of Accounting and Information Management. He also is a Research Fellow at the Corporate Governance Center.
Dr. Neal’s research primarily addresses issues related to corporate governance and auditor independence, with a particular emphasis on the role of the audit committee as a corporate governance mechanism. In 2010 Dr. Neal co-authored “Fraudulent Financial Reporting: 1998-2007 – An Analysis of U.S. Public Companies,” a monograph commissioned by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (with Mark S. Beasley, Joseph v. Carcello and Dana R. Hermanson), and in that same year he received the Dixon Hughes, PLLC Outstanding Scholarship Award for significant achievement in research.
Dr. Neal’s research has also been published in The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Accounting Horizons, The International Journal of Accounting, and Corporate Governance: an international review. He currently serves on the editorial board at The Accounting Review, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and Current Issues in Auditing.
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