Faculty – Larry Parker

Larry Parker - Professor, Accountancy
Professor, Accountancy

Peter B. Lewis Building 459
Office Hours: By Appointment Only

The extensive and ongoing regulatory changes in accountancy are at the root of Larry Parker’s research. He seeks to answer questions about how these sometimes difficult changes impact a variety of stakeholders and how those professionals adapt to the new environment. His work explores the organizational structure of accounting firms, as well as decision-making processes of accounting firms, corporations, and individual CPA practitioners.

PhD, University of Houston, 1981
MS, University of Southern California, 1975
BA, Rice University, 1970

Initially Appointed: 1985

Interests and Courses

Recent Courses and Syllabi

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Selected Publications

  • Fogarty, T. J., Jonas, G., Parker, L. M. (2013). In David Stout (Ed.),
    The Medium is the Message: comparing paper-based and web-based course evaluation modalities (vol. 31, issue 2, pp. 177-193). Youngstown, Ohio: Journal of Accounting Education.
  • Parker, L. M., Fogarty, T. J., Sellers, R. D. (2012).
    Unleashing the Technical Core: Institutional Theory and the Aftermath of Arthur Andersen (vol. 24, issue 1, ). Behavioral Research in Accounting.
  • Grant, J. E., Parker, L. M. (2001).
    EBITDA (vol. 15, ). Research in Accounting Regulation.

Academic and Professional Activities

  • Assist Department Chair in department matters, Vice Chair, Department of Accountancy, 2009 - Present
  • Faculty Advisor, Integrated Studies Program, 2000 - Present
  • Director and Administrator, Faculty Director, Master of Accountancy, 1994 - Present