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Dean Boynton is an expert in elements of successful management; leadership and business ethics. He is the co-author of Virtuoso Teams: Lessons from Teams that Changed Their Worlds.
Mary Ellen Carter
Associate Professor, Accounting Department
Carroll School of Management
Carter is a CPA and has studied the effects of financial reporting and regulation on incentives and executive compensation. Her research has been published in leading academic journals and has been featured in Forbes and other business media. Prior to her teaching career, she was a senior associate on the audit staff at Coopers & Lybrand.
Professor, Finance Department
Carroll School of Management
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
An internationally recognized expert in the fields of banking and deposit insurance issues, and financial institutions; changing structure of financial servicescompetition and regulation; financial markets; financial regulations; financial globalization; S&Ls; credit unions; interest rates. Author of several books, including The S&L Insurance Mess: How Did It Happen? and The Gathering Crisis in Federal Deposit Insurance. Member of several editorial boards of finance and banking-related publications, including the Journal of Money and Credit and Banking; served 11 years as a charter member of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee; research associate of the National Bureau of Research; former president of the American Finance Association. Has testified numerous times before Congressional committees. Courses have included: "Commercial Bank Management"; "Management of Financial Institutions."
Investments: capital markets and financial instruments; asset valuation; risk measurement and control; portfolio design for large institutions; fixed income markets; equity markets; derivative markets (options and futures); security markets; portfolio theory. Co-author of the books Fundamentals of Corporate Finance; Essentials of Investments and Investments. Courses have included: "Investments"; "Options and Futures Markets"; "Financial Theory and Capital Markets"; "Derivatives and Risk Management."
Impact of financial accounting standards and federal securities regulations on capital markets, managerial incentives and disclosure policies; public accounting industry; Securities and Exchange Commission disclosure regulations. Author or co-author of numerous publications, including "Evidence of Regulatory Noncompliance with SEC Disclosure Rules on Auditor Changes"; "Assessing the Quality of Earnings," and "Accounting for the Multinational Firm: Is the Translation Process Valued by the Stock Market?" Courses include: 'Financial Statement Analysis"; "Financial Accounting"; "Intermediate Cost and Financial Accounting."
The effects of deregulation on the structure and efficiency of the banking industry, the impact of consolidation on bank lending, the political economy of banking deregulation, and risk management practices in banking. He spent seven years in the Research and Market Analysis Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Corporate finance; capital markets; debt and equity financing by US corporations; innovations in security design. Has served as president and trustee of the Financial Management Association. Author of the book Quantitative Analysis for Investment Management. Associate editor of Journal of Business and Economic Studies; former financial economist in the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's research department. Courses have included: "Corporate Finance"; "Economics of Regulation"; "Financial Institutions"; "Banking, Financial Intermediaries and Monetary Policy"; "Money and Capital Markets"; "Mergers and Acquisitions"; "International Finance."
Corporate responsibility and performance; public/private partnership; corporate governance; stakeholder relations. Business involvement in school reform; business-society relations corporate social policy. Senior Fellow, Ethics Resource Center, Washington, DC. Author of the books Leading Corporate Citizens: Vision, Values, Value Added and Not by Schools Alone: Sharing Responsibility for America's Education Reform, and guest editor of Innovation, Reflection and Active Learning Strategies for Teaching Business and Society. Also widely published in the areas of corporate citizenship, corporate responsibility, social auditing, social investing and management education. Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Corporate Citizenship. Courses have included: "Social Issues in Management"; "Strategy and Policy"; "Leadership for Change"; "Global Competitiveness."
Taxes and economic behavior; financial statement analysis; the role of information in capital markets; effective teaching. Among his publications are: "Factors Influencing Firms' Disclosures about Environmental Liabilities"; "The Role of Taxes in Location and Sourcing Decisions," and "Future Research Directions in Taxation." A member of the Accounting Education Change Commission, Academic Vice President of the American Accounting Association, and editorial board member of the Journal of Accounting Research, The Financial Officer's Tax and Management Report and Issues in Accounting Education.
Auditing: risk assessment and planning; international accounting standards/reporting. Past president, American Accounting Association Auditing Section. Served on the editorial boards of Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory; International Journal of Auditing; The Accounting Review, and Advances in Accounting. Co-editor of the book Auditing Practice, Research and Education: A Productive Collaboration. Courses have included: "Auditing Systems"; "Cost Accounting"; "Financial and Managerial Accounting"; "Accounting Principles and Problems."