Main Rankings for 2016

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Research All Topics AIS Audit Financial Managerial Tax Topic Other
All Methods 6 38   (11) 90   (1) 10   (6) 85   (5) 31   (4) 38   (2) 83   (1)
All Methods 12 38   (14) 119   (1) 15   (7) 83   (6) 22   (7) 22   (3) 139   (1)
All Methods All 58   (16) 142   (1) 26   (8) 87   (7) 27   (8) 32   (4) 216   (1)
Analytical 6              
Analytical 12              
Analytical All              
Archival 6 124   (3)   82   (1) 89   (3)   71   (1)  
Archival 12 115   (5)   62   (2) 98   (3) 101   (2) 54   (3)  
Archival All 124   (6)   75   (2) 106   (4) 117   (2) 69   (3)  
Experimental 6 5   (9) 16   (1) 4   (5) 14   (3) 9   (4) 2   (1) 3   (1)
Experimental 12 5   (10) 31   (1) 6   (6) 10   (4) 10   (4) 1   (2) 11   (1)
Experimental All 9   (11) 38   (1) 11   (7) 9   (4) 9   (5) 2   (3) 23   (1)
Other 6 54   (3)   15   (3) 46   (1)      
Other 12 63   (5)   25   (3) 64   (1) 56   (2)    
Other All 83   (6)   43   (3) 35   (2) 86   (2)    
1st decile 2nd decile 3rd decile 4th decile 5th decile 6th decile 7th decile 8th decile; 9th decile 10th decile
Research Breadth Overall Topic Method
Breadth 6 25 19 47
Breadth 12 24 20 49
Breadth All 40 26 83

Education Overall Research Cases
Education 6 189   (1)   94   (1)
Education 12 177   (2) 154   (1) 131   (1)
Education 151   (2) 126   (1) 177   (1)


Authors Currently Associated with

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Author Name Interest Areas Year Graduated Graduated From
Austin, Chelsea Rae 2014 University of Iowa
Bobek Schmitt, Donna 1997 University of Florida
Cecchini, Mark 2005 University of Florida
Fry, Timothy D. 1984 University of Georgia
Guedhami, Omrane Financial Managerial Tax Archival 2003 Laval University
Harris, Ling L. 2010 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jackson, Scott B. 1997 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lipe, Marlys Gascho Financial Managerial Experimental Financial Managerial 1985 University of Chicago
Lipe, Robert C. 1985 University of Chicago
Newman, Andrew H. Managerial Experimental Managerial 2009 Georgia State University
Philipoom, Patrick R. 1986 Virginia Tech
Rasso, Jason T. Audit Experimental Financial Managerial 2013 University of South Florida
Rolfe, Robert J. 1983 University of Oklahoma
Stefaniak, Chad Audit Archival Experimental AIS Audit Financial 2009 University of Alabama
Stikeleather, Bryan R. 2013 University of Pittsburgh
Vandervelde, Scott D. 2002 University of Iowa
Wedell, Douglas H. 1984 University of California, Los Angeles
Zimbelman, Aaron F. Audit Experimental Audit 2014 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ph.D. Rankings for 2016

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Method All Topics AIS Audit Financial Managerial Tax Topic Other
All (3 , Recent) 29   (9)   17   (5) 52   (2) 40   (1) 7   (3)  
All (6 , Recent) 30   (13) 20   (1) 17   (7) 40   (4) 21   (4) 14   (3)  
All (3 , Full) 36   (17) 36   (1) 18   (9) 48   (6) 55   (2) 12   (5) 51   (1)
All (6 , Full) 33   (36) 24   (4) 16   (17) 40   (13) 34   (8) 19   (6) 30   (4)
Analy (3 , Recent)              
Analy (6 , Recent)              
Analy (3 , Full)              
Analy (6 , Full)              
Arch (3 , Recent) 84   (1)     61   (1) 18   (1)    
Arch (6 , Recent) 67   (3)   48   (1) 48   (3) 21   (2)    
Arch (3 , Full) 88   (2)   47   (1) 70   (2) 33   (1)    
Arch (6 , Full) 72   (8)   51   (3) 58   (7) 43   (2) 32   (2)  
Exper (3 , Recent) 2   (8)   4   (5) 9   (1)   1   (3)  
Exper (6 , Recent) 4   (9) 3   (1) 5   (6) 5   (2)   1   (3)  
Exper (3 , Full) 6   (15) 9   (1) 7   (7) 6   (4) 21   (1) 1   (5)  
Exper (6 , Full) 7   (24) 4   (4) 10   (11) 6   (7) 21   (3) 4   (5) 4   (2)
Other (3 , Recent) 31   (1)   13   (1)        
Other (6 , Recent) 23   (3)   19   (1)   4   (2)    
Other (3 , Full) 63   (2)   14   (2)       21   (1)
Other (6 , Full) 19   (8)   4   (4)   18   (3)   23   (2)
1st decile 2nd decile 3rd decile 4th decile 5th decile 6th decile 7th decile 8th decile; 9th decile 10th decile
Research Breadth Overall Topic Method
Breadth (3 , Recent) 34 30 58
Breadth (6 , Recent) 13 10 34
Breadth (3 , Full) 31 23 55
Breadth (6 , Full) 25 17 42

Education Overall Research Cases
Edu (3 , Recent) 12   (2)   3   (2)
Edu (6 , Recent) 15   (2)   4   (2)
Edu (3 , Full) 10   (6) 14   (3) 6   (3)
Edu (6 , Full) 8   (14) 16   (8) 5   (6)

Authors who earned their Ph.D.s at

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Author Name Interest Areas Graduation Year Current Affiliation
Saunders, K. Kelli 2015 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Brink, William D. Tax Experimental Tax 2014 Miami University
Hamilton, Erin L. Audit Financial Experimental Audit Financial 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Quick, Linda A. Audit Experimental Education Cases Audit Financial 2013 East Carolina University
Schaefer, Tammi J 2013 University of Missouri Kansas City
Stewart, Bryan W. Audit Tax Experimental Tax 2013 Brigham Young University
Hansen, Victoria J. 2012 State University of New York at New Paltz
Rizeanu, Sorin 2011 University of Victoria (Canada)
Salzsieder, Leigh Financial Managerial Archival Experimental Financial Other Accounting Topics 2010 University of Missouri Kansas City
Canace, Thomas G. 2008 Wake Forest University
Fayard, Dutch 2008 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Lee, Lorraine S. 2008 University of North Carolina Wilmington
Liu, Xiaotao (Kelvin) 2008 Northeastern University
Wu, Yi-Jing Audit Experimental Audit 2008 Texas Tech University
Thomas, Martha Wetterhall 2007 Not Found
Cipriano, Michael 2006 James Madison University
Schafer, Jennifer Kahle 2003 Kennesaw State University
Tsakumis, George T. Audit Financial Managerial Tax Experimental Financial Other Accounting Topics 2003 University of Delaware
Wang, Karl 2003 University of Mississippi
Falsetta, Diana Tax Experimental Tax 2002 University of Miami
Pennington, Robin R. AIS Audit Accounting Education Non-Accounting Topics Experimental Other Methods AIS Audit Non-Accounting Topics 2002 North Carolina State University
Churyk, Natalie Tatiana Financial Accounting Education Archival Education Cases Financial Other Accounting Topics 2001 Northern Illinois University
Xu, Yin 2001 Old Dominion University
Yu, Tong 2001 University of Cincinnati
Dow, Kevin E. 2000 University of Nottingham
O'Reilly, Dennis M. 2000 East Carolina University
Seese, Larry 2000 Not Found
Ullrich, Mark J. 2000 Deceased
Kim, Joung W. 1999 Nova Southeastern University
Velury, Uma K. 1999 University of Delaware
Higgs, Julia L. AIS Audit Archival Experimental Education Cases Audit Financial 1998 Florida Atlantic University
Swanger, Susan L. 1998 Western Carolina University
Reisch, John T. 1997 East Carolina University
Kershaw, Russell 1996 Marian University Indianapolis
Reeb, David M. 1996 National University of Singapore
Burton, F. Greg Audit Financial Accounting Education Other Accounting Topics Experimental Audit Financial 1994 Brigham Young University
Zekany, Kay E. 1994 Practice
Chen, Yining 1993 Western Kentucky University
Salbador, Debra A. Financial Tax Archival Experimental Financial Tax 1993 Virginia Tech
Jackson, Cynthia 1992 Not Found
Chan, Kam C. Audit Financial Accounting Education Other Accounting Topics Archival Financial 1991 Pace University
Lenk, Margarita 1991 Colorado State University
Salter, Stephen B. 1991 Middle Tennessee State University
Singhal, Rajeev 1991 Oakland University
Stocks, Morris H. 1991 University of Mississippi
LaGrone, R. Michael 1990 University of the Cumberlands
McMillan, Jeffrey J. 1990 Clemson University
Ameen, Elsie C. Financial Accounting Education Archival Education Cases Other Methods Financial 1989 Sam Houston State University
Eberhart, Allan 1989 Georgetown University
Guffey, Daryl M. Financial Accounting Education Archival Experimental Other Methods Financial Managerial 1989 Clemson University
Rutledge, Robert W. 1989 Texas State University
Ryan, David H. 1989 Temple University
Barkman, Beryl V. 1988 Not Found
Fields, L. Paige 1988 Trinity University
Snead, Kenneth C. 1988 Bowling Green State University
Schadler, Frederick P. 1987 East Carolina University
Griffin, Lynn 1986 Not Found
Chewning, Eugene G. 1984 Not Found
Clark, Myrtle W. 1978 University of Kentucky
Dillard, Jesse F. 1976 Portland State University
Englebrecht, Ted D. 1976 Retired or Emeritus
Brazelton, Julia K. Unknown Not Found
Kaenzig, Rebecca Unknown Appalachian State University
Kettinger, William J. Unknown University of Memphis
Rand, Richard S. Unknown Tennessee Tech University
Schwaig, Kathy Unknown Kennesaw State University
Tian, Yu Unknown University of Central Florida