Deirdre Collier

Associate Professor of Accounting

Department of Accounting, Tax and Law
Silberman College of Business

Interests, courses taught:


Research Interest:

Managerial Accounting, Accounting History, Accounting and the Public Interest, Behavioral Accounting

Courses Taught:

ACCT 2022 Intro Managerial Accounting

ACCT 5500 Intro to Financial Accounting & Reporting

Credentials, capsule biography:


Education:

  • Ph.D. in Management, Rutgers University, 2009
  • M.B.A, concentration in Accounting and Finance, Columbia University, 1986
  • B.A., major in History and Philosophy, Cum Laude, College of William and Mary, 1982

Awards and Recognition:

  • AAA/Deloitte/Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, Lake Tahoe, California, 2008
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, 2009

Industry Certification and Professional Affiliation:

Referred Journal Ad Hoc Reviewer:

Publications, press mentions:


 

Referred Research Manuscripts:

Objectivity or Advocacy: Probability Theory and Capital Costing at the Bell System,2012, International Journal of Critical Accounting

The Bargain between the Elite and the Majority to Control Politicians and Managers: Party and Managerial Ideologies as Devices to Align Agents, with Wayne Eastman, 2012, Group Decisions and Negotiations

Accounting History: “Graph Standardization and Management Accounting at AT&T during the 1920s”, with Nandini Chandar and Paul Miranti, February 2012

Accounting History Review: “A Contextual analysis of the development and diffusion of depreciation accounting at the Bell System: 1910-1937”, February 2012

Referred Conference Presentations:

Objectivity or Advocacy, First Annual Accounting Historians Emerging Scholars Colloquium, Sienna, Italy, July 2009.

Filling the Void: An Analysis of the Social and Political Context at the Time of the Bell System’s Development of Group Accounting: 1910-1937, concurrent session paper presentation, AAA Annual Meeting, August 2010.

Graph Standardization and Management Accounting at AT&T during the 1920s, with Paul Miranti, concurrent session paper presentation, 6th Annual International Accounting Historians Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, August 2010.

Finance and the Boundaries of the Firm: Bell Telephone Securities during the 1920s and 1930s, concurrent session paper presentation, Academy of Accounting Historians Conference, Columbus, Ohio, October 2010.

Filling the Void: An Analysis of the Social and Political Context at the Time of the Bell System’s Development of Group Accounting: 1910-1937, concurrent session paper presentation, First International Critical Accounting Conference, New York, New York, April 2010.

Filling the Void: An Analysis of the Social and Political Context at the Time of the Bell System’s Development of Group Accounting: 1910-1937, and Practice Strategy and Metamorphosis of Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery in the Twentieth Century: Markets, Professional Knowledge, Technology and Regulation, with Nandini Chandar, concurrent session paper presentation, Academy of Accounting Historians Conference, College Park, Maryland, June 2011.

Practice Strategy and Metamorphosis of Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery in the 20th Century. World Conference of Accounting Historians, Newcastle, England, July 2012 and AAA Annual Convention, Washington, DC, August 2012

Working Papers:

Activity-Based Costing in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Finance and the Boundaries of the Firm: Bell Telephone Securities during the 1920s and 1930s, with Nandini Chandar and Paul Miranti

Practice Strategy and Metamorphosis of Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery in the Twentieth Century: Markets, Professional Knowledge, Technology and Regulation, with Nandini Chandar and Paul Miranti


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