Alexander Kogan, Ph.D.
Professor of Accounting Information Systems, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Alexander Kogan received his BS/MS in Operations Research from Phystech—Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the USSR Academy of Sciences. He is currently Professor of Accounting Information Systems at Rutgers Business School. Alex’s research efforts have been in the foundations of information systems. Prof. Kogan has published more than 80 papers. His research covers a wide range of topics from the development of fundamental aspects of established technologies such as knowledge-based systems to the prospects, problems and applications of emerging technologies such as continuous auditing, audit analytics, and electronic commerce, and his articles have appeared in Artificial Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Decision Support Systems, Journal of Information Systems, Theoretical Computer Science, Information Processing Letters, Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, Mathematical Programming, Discrete Applied Mathematics, SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Accounting Horizons, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, International Journal of Digital Accounting Research, Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems, Annals of Operations Research, INFOR—Information Systems and Operational Research, IS Audit & Control Journal, Management Accounting, Journal of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, Soviet Mathematics—Doklady), conference proceedings, and topical volumes.
Prof. Kogan is a past President of the Artificial Intelligence/Emerging Technologies Section of the American Accounting Association (currently called the Strategic and Emerging Technologies [SET] section of AAA) and a member of RUTCOR— Rutgers University’s Center for Operations Research. Professor Kogan is the incoming Senior Co-Editor of the Journal of Information Systems, He is the past Editor and a current Associate Editor of Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, and a member of the Editorial Boards of the Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence and International Journal of Digital Accounting Research. Prof. Kogan was a Guest Editor of the Special Issues of Discrete Applied Mathematics on Discrete Mathematics and Data Mining (DM & DM).
Prof. Kogan has received the Rutgers University’s Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence, and the Research and Service Awards of the Artificial Intelligence/Emerging Technologies Section of the American Accounting Association. Prof. Kogan was one of the founders (in 1994) of the Rutgers Accounting Web—the oldest and one of the largest accounting Web sites on the internet.
Patrick Wheeler, Ph.D, CPA (inactive), CITP
Associate Professor of Accountancy and Ph.D. Program Coordinator, University of South Florida
Patrick teaches the managerial accounting Ph.D. seminar, the advanced research methods Ph.D. seminar, graduate level IT Audit, graduate level Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting, and undergraduate Accounting Information Systems. He also teaches in the college’s new Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program and in the Florida Center for Cybersecurity. Pat received a B.A. from the University of Florida in 1979. He was subsequently in the Navy, retiring in 2000 as a Lieutenant Commander, where he worked with state of the art airborne information processing systems. He has considerable training in databases and enterprise resource planning systems (SAP and Oracle Financials). He received a PhD from Georgia State University in 1999. His research focuses on behavioral issues in information systems, especially in regard to the impact of computerized decision aids on business decision making.
More than 20 of his papers have been published in scholarly journals, such as The Accounting Review, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Journal of Information Systems and International Journal of Accounting Information Systems. He is also co-author on the 9th, 10th and 11th editions of Accounting Information Systems. Wheeler, a CPA, serves as a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants. He was an associate editor for Behavioral Research in Accounting, 2011-2014. He serves as an editorial board member or ad hoc reviewer for numerous publications; and is an incoming senior editor for Journal of Information Systems.
Wheeler served on USF's faculty from 1999 to 2002, and was an associate professor at the University of Missouri for 10 years where he served as the CBIZ/MHM endowed scholar. He returned to USF in 2012. He holds a Ph.D. in accountancy from Georgia State University and a BA from the University of Florida.
Renata Paola Dameri, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Genoa, Italy
Paola teaches accounting, accounting information systems and welfare management and evaluation. Her research interests are in IT management and governance, accounting information systems, and machine learning methods applied to firms’ performance, together with a special focus on Smart cities and on innovative start-ups. Paola’s research has been published in the Journal of Intellectual Capital, The Social Science Computer Review and other best rate International journals. She is published research books with Springer. She is consultant to EU Commission and OECD about innovation and development policies.
Graham Gal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Dr. Gal is a member of the American Accounting Association’s council and serves on the University’s IT Curriculum and Policy committee. Currently he is on the editorial board for The International Journal of Auditing Technology. He served as editor for a special issue on continuous auditing and continuous reporting for the Managerial Auditing Journal. Previously he served as the associate editor for design science for the Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting. His research interests include business ontologies, specification of internal controls, continuous monitoring, continuous reporting, organizational security policies, corporate social responsibility impact on financial performance, and controls for sustainability reporting. Dr. Gal has recently been a keynote speaker at the International Conference on Governance, Fraud, Ethics, and Social Responsibility and at MODAV. He has presented his work as a visiting scholar at Chuo University in Tokyo, the University of Sao Paulo, and as a panelist on cybersecurity at the University of Waterloo’s conference on information assurance. His work has been published in a number of journals including; Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Decision Sciences, Expert Systems Review, Expert Systems, Journal of Information Systems, The Information Systems Control Journal, Advances in Accounting Information Systems. The International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, the International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, and the Journal of Management Control.
Gregory Gerard, Ph.D, CPA
Associate Professor of Accounting, Florida State University
Dr. Gerard earned his PhD at Michigan State University. His primary research interests are conceptual modeling, and the design, use, and audit of enterprise information systems. He has published in scholarly journals such as Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Information Systems, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Review of Accounting and Finance, and Issues in Accounting Education. He was the president of both the Accounting Information Systems Section and the Strategic and Emerging Technologies Section of the American Accounting Association. He was the editor of a special issue of Issues in Accounting Education that focused on information technology. He is currently serving as an editor for Journal of Information Systems and an associate editor for International Journal of Accounting Information Systems.
Diane Janvrin, PhD, CPA, CMA, CIA
William Varner Associate Professor of Accounting, Iowa State University
Diane teaches and researches in the areas of auditing and information systems. She was a member of the academic research team examining audit confirmations organized by the PCAOB and AAA, and a team examining voluntary XBRL filings organized by the AAA. She has published in the Journal of Information Systems, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Accounting and the Public Interest, Research in Accounting Regulation, Information and Management, Accounting Horizons, and Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. Diane earned her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.
Robert Pinsker, Ph.D, CPA
Associate Professor of Accounting, Florida Atlantic University
Dr. Pinsker teaches IT Audit, as well as Accounting Information Systems at the undergraduate, Master’s, and doctoral level. Dr. Pinsker has over 30 peer-reviewed publications and won back-to-back Behavioral Research in Accounting Best Paper awards. In addition to his Behavioral Research in Accounting publications, he has published in several prestigious journals such as the Journal of Information Systems; International Journal of Accounting Information Systems; Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting; Journal of Accounting and Public Policy; Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance; and Accounting Horizons. Dr. Pinsker received his doctoral degree in Accounting from the University of South Florida in 2002.
Rajendra P. Srivastava, Ph.D
EY Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, The University of Kansas
Rajendra P. Srivastava holds a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Oklahoma, Norman (1982) and a Ph.D. in physics from Oregon State University, Corvallis (1972). Professor Srivastava has published over 100 academic articles. His publications have appeared in such prestigious journals as The Accounting Review, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Decision Support Systems, International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Physics, Physical Review, and many other accounting, AI, and physics journals. He pioneered the application of Dempster-Shafer Theory of Belief Functions to audit judgment and was elected to serve on the Board of the Belief Function Application Society (BFAS) from 2010-2014. He received the 1996 Award for Notable Contribution to AI & Expert Systems Research in Accounting from the AI/Emerging Technology Section of the American Accounting Association. He teaches auditing and managerial accounting.
Carla Wilkin, Ph.D, CPA
Professor and Head of the Department of Accounting, Monash University, Australia
Carla teaches accounting information systems. Her research investigates exploration of the relationship between corporate governance and IT governance; governing enterprise systems for business value; management control and AIS; issues of enterprise risk management; AIS and governance; and accounting education. Her research has been published in outlets such as Journal of Information Systems, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Journal of Accounting Education, IT & People, and Education + Training. Carla earned her Ph.D. from Deakin University.
David Wood, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Accountancy and Anderson Fellow, Brigham Young University
David teaches accounting information systems, data analytics, and experimental research design at BYU. He has broad research interests and has published nearly 50 articles in respected academic and practitioner journals. His research has won 9 best paper awards. He is the co-developer of the academic resources at http:// byuaccounting.net. David earned his Ph.D. at Indiana University.