Dr. Jonathan Duchac is the Wayne Calloway Professor of Accounting in the Wake Forest University Schools of Business. Dr. Duchac earned his Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Georgia and currently teaches introductory and advanced courses in financial accounting and risk management. He has received a number of awards during his career, including the Wake Forest University Outstanding Graduate Professor Award, the T.B. Rose Award for Instructional Innovation, the University of Georgia Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, and the 2008 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Business at the Vienna University of Business and Economics.
In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Duchac is actively involved in the business community. He is a retained speaker by the CFA Institute, where he is invited to speak around the world on financial accounting and risk management issues. Dr. Duchac has served as Accounting Advisor to Merrill Lynch Equity Research, where he worked with research analysts in reviewing and evaluating the financial reporting practices of public companies. He also works extensively with Wells Fargo Securities and the Janus Capital Group. Dr. Duchac has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives, the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and the Securities and Exchange Commission on a variety of financial accounting topics, and has worked with major public companies on financial reporting, risk management, and accounting policy issues. In addition to his professional interests Dr. Duchac is an avid runner and mountain biker.