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Dr. Jon Duchac

D. Wayne Calloway Professorship in Accounting, Fulbright Distinguished Chair, Vienna University of Business and Economics

Bio

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.

Education

  • Ph D, University of Georgia (Business / Accounting) — 1993
  • MAcc, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Accounting) — 1988
  • BBA, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Accounting) — 1986

Research & Teaching

Research Interests

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • International Accounting Issues
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Services Industry
  • Accounting for Financial Instruments and Derivatives
  • Accounting for Pension Plans

Teaching Interests

  • Risk Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Accounting

Honors

  • 2010: NCACPA Outstanding Presenter, NCACPA
    Award for outstanding presentation from the North Carolina Society of CPAs.
  • 2009: Authors, Editors, and Fine Artists Award, WFU Provost's Office & Research and Sponsored Prpgrams
    Designated as an honoree at the 2006 - 2007 Authors, Editors, Fine & Performing Artists Recognition Dinner. In recognition of my textbooks: Accounting, 23e, Financial Accounting 10e.
  • 2009: Prominent Faculty Member Distinction, Business Week
    Recognized by Business Week as one of the Calloway School's 3 prominent faculty members it the 2/26/2009 undergraduate business school profile.
  • 2007: Fulbright Distinguished Chair, U.S. Fulbright Commission
    Awarded Fulbright - Vienna University of Economics Distinguished Chair for the winter semester of the 2008 - 2009 Austrian academic year.
  • 2007: Prominent Faculty Member Distinction, Business Week
    Identified by Business Week as one of the three most prominent faculty members in the Calloway School
  • 2007: Authors, Editors, Fine and Performing Artists Award, Provost's Office
    Designated as an honoree at the 2006 - 2007 Authors, Editors, Fine & Performing Artists Recognition Dinner. In recognition of my textbooks: Accounting, 22e, Financial Accounting 9e. The only member of the Calloway represented at this event.
  • 2007: Outstanding Graduate Professor Award, Calloway School Accounting Program
  • 2006: Authors, Editors, Fine and Performing Artists Award, Office of the Provost
    Designated as an honoree at the 2005 - 2006 Authors, Editors, Fine & Performing Artists Recognition Dinner. In recognition of my textbook: Financial Accounting: An Integrated Statements Approach. The only member of the Calloway represented at this event.
  • 2006: Prominent Faculty Member Distinction, Business Week
    Identified by Business Week as one of the three most prominent faculty members in the Calloway School
  • 2005: Best Paper Award, 2005 International Academy for Case Studies Summer Conference
    "Disaster Recovery at Merrill Lynch Following the Events of September 11, 2001." (with C. Castellino).
  • 2004: TB Rose Award for Teaching Innovation, Calloway School of Business
  • 2002: Outstanding Graduate Professor Award, Calloway School
  • 1993: Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia

Publications

  • Duchac, J. (Forthcoming). EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AT BANKS RECEIVING FEDERAL ASSISTANCE UNDER THE TROUBLED ASSET RELIEF PROGRAM (TARP). Journal of Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues, 16 (1).
  • Amoruso, A. & Duchac, J. (Forthcoming). Special Purpose Entities and the Shadow Banking System: The Backbone of the 2008 Financial Crisis. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, 17 (1).
  • Duchac, J. (2012). Accounting 25e. Cincinnati Ohio: Cengage.
  • Duchac, J. (2012). Corporate Financial Accounting. Ohio: Cengage.
  • Duchac, J. (2012). Financial Accounting. Ohio: Cengage.
  • Duchac, J. (2012). Financial and Managerial Accounting. Ohio: Cengage.
  • Duchac, J. (2012). Managerial Accounting. Ohio: Cengage.
  • Duchac, J. (2012). A Descriptive Study of the Characteristics of the Introductory Accounting Course . Issues in Accounting Education. More Information
  • Lewis, B., Duchac, J. & Beets, D. (2011). An Academic Publisher’s Response to Plagiarism. Journal of Business Ethics, 102, 489-506.
  • Duchac, J. (2011). Corporate Financial Accounting. Cincinnati, OH: Cengage.
  • Duchac, J. (2011). Financial and Managerial Accounting. Cincinnati, OH: Cengage.
  • Duchac, J. (2011). Managerial Accounting. Cincinnati, OH: Cengage.
  • Duchac, J. , Reeve, J. & Warren, C. (2010). Accounting. Cincinnati, OH: Cengage / Southwestern.
  • Duchac, J. , Reeve, J. & Warren, C. (2010). Financial Accounting. Cincinnati, OH: Cengage / Southwestern.
  • Duchac, J. , Reeve, J. & Warren, C. (2010). Accounting Using Excel for Success. Cincinnati, OH: Cengage / Southwestern.
  • Duchac, J. (2008). Financial and Managerial Accounting. ohio: Cengage.
  • Duchac, J. (2008). Managerial Accounting. ohio: Cengage.
  • Duchac, J. (2008). Corporate Financial Accounting. Ohio: Cengage.
  • Duchac, J. (2008). Financial Accounting 10e. Ohio: Cengage. More Information
  • Duchac, J. (2008). Accounting 23 e. Cincinnati, Ohio: Cengage Learning. More Information
  • Duchac, J. & Douthett, E. (2007). FAS 142: Developing a Framework for Assessing the Useful Life of Branded Pharmaceutical Products. Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research.
  • Duchac, J. & Douthett, E. (2006). An Analysis of the Initial Adoption of FAS 141 and 142 in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal.
  • Duchac, J. (2006). Financial Accounting. Thomson Southwestern.
  • Duchac, J., Douthett, E. & Goldberg, S. R. (2006). SOX: Unintended dilemmas for auditing. Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance.
  • Duchac, J. & Goldberg, S. R. (2006). Controlling Pension Costs: Why is it so difficult?Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, 17 (3), 23-29.
  • Duchac, J. & Castellino, C. (2006). Disaster Recovery at Merrill Lynch Following the Events of September 11, 2001. Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies .
  • Duchac, J. , Reeve, J. & Warren, C. (2005). Financial Accounting: An Integrated Statements Approach. Thomson Southwestern.

In the Media

  • What They Are Saying, for Winston-Salem Journal (Print Periodical).
  • Dec 1, 2012: Reaching the Me Generation, for Cengage Publishing (Internet - Text). More Information
  • Dec 12, 2008: Jonathan Duchac über Chancen in der Krise., for Die Presse (Print Periodical).
  • Oct 29, 2008: Reality Check, for ORF FM4 Austrian Radio (Radio).
  • Oct 3, 2008: Shareholders Weigh Options At Wachovia, for Winston-Salem Journal (Print Periodical).