John Harry Evans III, Alumni Professor of Accounting at the Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, has been named the next senior editor of The Accounting Review.
Professor Evans' research has addressed a wide variety of issues in managerial accounting, auditing, tax compliance and governmental accounting, using analytical, empirical archival and experimental research methods. His scholarly work has been published in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Medical Care, The Milbank Quarterly, and other journals.
Professor Evans has served as an editor of The Accounting Review (2008-2010), editor of Journal of Management Accounting Research (2002-2004), associate editor of Management Science (2008-2010), and Journal of Accounting Literature (1995-present).
He has been selected for excellence-in-teaching awards several times in MBA and executive MBA programs. Professor Evans received an undergraduate degree in economics from the United States Air Force Academy, a masters degree in economics from UCLA and a doctorate in accounting from Carnegie-Mellon University. Prior to his doctoral study, he worked as a research analyst for the Air Force and for the Assistant Secretary of Defense. He will assume the duties of TAR senior editor in late spring 2011 when Professor Steve Kachelmeier completes his three-year term.
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