Our accounting department is renowned as one of the top doctoral programs in the nation for judgment and decision making research in auditing and financial accounting. Our students have the opportunity to work with faculty who perform world-class research using experimental and archival research methods.
Our students leave Isenberg as captivating and practiced scholars who are already well on their way to making meaningful contributions in their field. On every level, we give our candidates the support they need. In particular, we offer:
- Outstanding faculty who rank #1 in the world for recent research in auditor judgment and decision making, #5 for recent auditing research, and #2 for recent judgment and decision making research in the top 6 accounting research journals (source: 2015 rankings by BYU).
- Ideal preparation for careers at leading universities. Our recent graduates have received offers to join the faculty of major research strongholds, including Cornell University, Georgia State University, the University of Illinois, the University of Utah, the University of Waterloo, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- A small program that allows students to interact closely with faculty to co-author research projects. Our students have excellent success publishing dissertations and other research in top accounting journals.
- A personal and collaborative culture, where PhD students and faculty are colleagues. In all, Isenberg is the place to ask and answer pressing questions, to help make advances in the field of accounting, and to build and launch a career.