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William R Baber

Title

Professor
Accounting Area Coordinator

Department

MSB Faculty
General profile

Phone

+1 202-687-5293

Location

423 Hariri Building

Bio

William Baber has more than 30 years of experience teaching both financial and managerial accounting in MBA programs at Columbia, George Washington, the University of Rochester (Simon), Dartmouth (Tuck), Carnegie Mellon (Tepper), Duke (Fuqua), and Georgetown. Prior to his academic career, he worked as an auditor and a consultant with Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst and Young) in Washington, D.C.

Baber received a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and a B.S. from Bucknell University. His research, which addresses accounting and public policy issues, is published in a number of academic journals including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Review of Accounting Studies, and the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.

Baber has served on the editorial boards of The Accounting Review; Accounting Horizons, and the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. He is the inaugural editor of the Journal of Governmental & Nonprofit Accounting.

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Education

  • Ph.D. (1980) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Business Administration
  • MBA (1973) University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Business
  • B.S. (1969) Bucknell University,