Pappajohn Business Building
Sunday, November 22, 2020
Amanda May
Dain Donelson

Dain Donelson
Professor and Henry B. Tippie Chair in Accounting

Donelson is joining the department from the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business where he was a professor in its accounting department for 13 years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Kettering University, a master’s degree in finance from Boston College, a Ph.D. in accountancy from the University of Illinois, and a law degree from Northwestern University. He has been published extensively in publications such as the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, and The Accounting Review. His research areas of focus include accounting regulation and liability, financial accounting, corporate governance, fraud, and securities law. He will begin his time in the department teaching Corporate Financial Reporting in the MBA program.

Adrienne Rhodes

Adrienne Rhodes
Assistant Professor

Rhodes comes to Tippie from Texas A&M. She earned a bachelor’s and a master’s from New Mexico State University and a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University. She is an active member of the Ph.D. Project Accounting Faculty  Association whose aim is to increase the diversity of faculty in business schools. Her research on executive compensation has been published in top accounting journals. She will be teaching Valuation of Financial Claims at the college.

Michael Durney

Michael Durney
Assistant Professor

Durney is joining the department after a year at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) as a post-doctoral fellow. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D. in accounting from Cornell University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in Georgia and worked as an auditor with Ernst & Young in their Atlanta office. He will be teaching Income Measurement and Asset Valuation.

 

Claire Quinto

Claire Quinto
Assistant Professor

Quinto has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in accounting from Southern Utah University and is a recent graduate of the accounting Ph.D. program at the University of Oregon. Quinto is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Nevada. Her research areas of interest include disclosure agency problems, multi-period disclosure strategies, and real effects of disclosure. She will be teaching Accounting for Management Analysis & Control.

This article first appeared in the 2020 issue of Iowa Ledger