Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1998
  • M Com, University of Witwatersrand, 1995
  • B Com (Hons) in Accounting (first class), University of the Witwatersrand, 1988


  • Chartered Accountant, South Africa, 1995—present
  • Member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants


  • Dartmouth College, Associate Dean for the MBA Program, July 2013–2015
  • Dartmouth College, Professor of Accounting, June 2011–present
  • Dartmouth College, Associate Professor of Business Administration (with tenure), July 2006–June 2011
  • Dartmouth College, Associate Professor of Business Administration, July 2003–June 2006
  • University of Pennsylvania, Harold Stott Term Assistant Professor of Accounting, July 2000–June 2003
  • University of Pennsylvania, Assistant Professor of Accounting, July 1997–June 2000
  • Pennsylvania State University, Doctoral student, graduate teaching and research assistant, August 1991–June 1997
  • Ernst & Young, Johannesburg, Assistant audit manager (final position) January 1989–July 1991
  • University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South African Institute of Chartered Accountants academic articles of clerkship / Temporary junior lecturer, January 1988–December 1988


  • West Central Behavioral Health -- Director and Member of Finance Committee: 2011–present


  • Co-Editor: The Accounting Review June 2011–present
  • Editorial Board:
    The Accounting Review: 2005–2011
    Review of Accounting Studies: 2003–2013
  • Reviewer for the National Science Foundation
  • Reviewer for: American Economic Review; The Accounting Review; Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory; Contemporary Accounting Research; Economic Journal; The European Accounting Review; Journal of Accounting & Economics; Journal of Accounting Research; Journal of Economics and Management Strategy; Journal of Economic Theory; Journal of the European Economic Association; Journal of Finance; Games and Economic Behavior; Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization; Management Science; RAND Journal of Economics; Review of Accounting Studies; Review of Economic Studies; Review of Financial Studies
  • Reviewer for: American Accounting Association annual meetings: 1999–2010
    American Accounting Association – management accounting section: 2002
    American Accounting Association – audit section mid-year meeting: 2004
    American Accounting Association – financial reporting section mid-year meeting: 2005, 2006, 2008
  • American Accounting Association: 
    Financial Valuation Task Force member, 2008-9
    Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee member, 2006-7
    Competitive Manuscript Award Committee member, 2004-5
    Research Advisory Committee member, 2002-3, 2003-4
    Doctoral Consortium Committee member, 2001-2
    Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee member, 2001-2
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association:
    FARS Nominating Committee, 2013-4
    2010 Annual meetings FARS paper selection committee
    Financial Reporting Policy Committee, 2007-8, 2008-9, 2009-10, 2010-2011
    Best Paper Award Committee, 2007-8
    Best Dissertation Award committee, 2006-7
    2007 Annual meetings FARS paper selection committee
    2006 Mid-year meeting research session selection team member
    Steering Board member, 2001-3, 2004-6
    Best Paper Award Committee chairperson, 2003-4
  • Financial Accounting Standards Board/ International Accounting Standards Board - Financial Reporting Issues Conference 2004-2014
    Planning Committee for 2009 FASB/IASB Financial Reporting Issues Conference
    Breakout group discussion leader, December 2005, December 2008, December 2010, January 2014
    Breakout group discussion leader and panelist, December 2004
  • Grader for 1991 Final Qualifying Board Examination - South African Public Accountants’ and Auditors’ Board


Dartmouth College

  • Tuck Executive Committee (elected by the faculty): 2007-8; 2011-12; 2013-14
  • Tuck Admissions Committee: 2012-14 (Chair)
  • Tuck MBA Program Task Force: 2012-13
  • Tuck Educational Experience Task Force: 2012 (Chair)
  • Tuck Curriculum Committee: 2004-5; 2008-9; 2010-11; 2013-14
  • Dartmouth College President Preliminary Search Committee - Tuck representative: April 2008
  • Tuck Core Curriculum Committee: 2007-8
  • Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship - Private Equity Leadership Summit conference committee, panel moderator, and panel member, June 2007
  • Dartmouth LEAD program presentation: July 2007, July 2008, July 2009, June 2010, June 2011, July 2012, July 2013
  • Tuck strategy monitoring committee: 2005-6; 2006-7; 2007-8; 2012-2014
  • Thayer School Masters in Engineering Management (MEM) projects review board: 2005, 2009
  • Accounting tenure track position search committee: 2003/4, 4/5, 5/6, 6/7, 7/8, 8/9, 9/10, 10/11, 11/12, 12/13, 13/14

University of Pennsylvania

  • Ph.D. Dissertation Committee member:
    Jonathan Rogers, 2003-2005 (initial appointment – University of Chicago)
    Ricardo Reis, 2003-2005 (initial appointment – Catholic University of Lisbon)
  • Ph.D. Summer Paper Supervisor: Ricardo Reis, 2000; Jonathan Rogers, 2001
  • Presentation to Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Fraternity, February 2000
  • Reviewed application material for:
    Position of assistant professor in accounting – February 2000, January 2002
    Admission to the accounting doctoral program – April 1999, February 2001
  • Member of Research Programs Policy Committee, 1999-2000


  • Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Grant - May 2001, June 2002


  • Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Jack Byrne Professor of Accounting, 2017
  • Tuck Class of 2011 Award for Teaching Excellence, June 2011. (Inaugural teaching award at Tuck)
  • Co-Editor: The Accounting Review (effective June 1, 2011)
  • Wharton School Graduate Division Miller-Sherrerd MBA Core Teaching Award, April 2003
  • Paper titled “Credibility of Management Forecasts” awarded Geewax, Terker & Company second prize in investment research for 2002
  • Distinguished Resident Faculty at 2002 American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium
  • Wharton School Graduate Division Miller-Sherrerd MBA Core Teaching Award, April 2002
  • Wharton Graduate Association Teaching Award, fall 2001
  • Wharton Graduate Association MBA Core Curriculum Teaching Award, fall 2000
  • University of Pennsylvania: awarded the Harold Stott Term Assistant Professorship; effective July 1, 2000
  • Wharton Graduate Association MBA Core Curriculum Teaching Award, fall 1999
  • American Accounting Association Representative to the European Accounting Association's Doctoral Consortium in April 1997
  • Deloitte & Touche Doctoral Fellowship for 1996-7
  • 1996 American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium Representative
  • 1995 Big Ten Doctoral Consortium Representative
  • G. Kenneth Nelson Graduate Fellowship awarded for 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996
  • G. H. R. Edmunds Memorial Fellowship awarded in 1991 by the University of the Witwatersrand for travel to the U.S.A.
  • Scholarship for Part-time study for a Master's Degree granted by the Human Science Research Council for 1988-9
  • Book Prize awarded by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants for achieving sixth place in the 1988 Public Accountants' and Auditors' Board Examination
  • Awarded the following prizes by the University of the Witwatersrand in 1988:
    Chartered Accountant's Prize for the most outstanding student in the degree of Bachelor of Accountancy or Bachelor of Commerce with Honors in Accounting
  • Prizes or certificates received for: obtaining a first class pass in Financial Accounting; obtaining the highest marks in Auditing; and outstanding work in Managerial Accounting
  • Placed third in 1988 South African Yacht Racing Association National Championship – Halcat Catamaran class
  • Chief Scout's Award received in 1983 from the Boy Scout Association of South Africa for Service to community, Boy Scout movement, and personal achievement