Julia E S Grant - , 

Faculty – Julia E S Grant

Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Integrated Programs

Peter B. Lewis Building 465

The vast amount of data in companies’ financial reports can present a very complex picture. Julia Grant’s research explores ways to better understand and use firm financial information to make insightful judgments. Another area of specialty is Julia’s joint research with faculty in the Information Systems department.

PhD, Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Management, 1989
MS, Cornell University, 1986
BA, University of Arizona, 1983

Initially Appointed: 1991

Interests and Courses

Recent Courses and Syllabi

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Selected Publications

  • Zhao, L., Grant, J. E., Collopy, F., Boland, Jr., R. J. (2010).
    Dynamic Graphical Representation of Financial Statements: A Design Inquiry and Empirical Results  
  • Grant, J. E., Markarian, G., Parbonetti, A. (2009).
    CEO Risk-Related Incentives and Income Smoothing   (vol. 26, issue 4, ). Toronto, Ontario: Contemporary Accounting Research.
  • Grant, J. E. (2008).
    Demographic Challenges Facing the CPA Profession   (vol. 20, ). Research in Accounting Regulation.
  • Grant, J. E., Robinson, T., Munter, P. (2003).
    Financial Statement Analysis: A Global Perspective   (pp. 793). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Education.
  • Grant, J. E. (2002).
    Coke and Others Step Up to the Challenge   American Management Association.
  • Grant, J. E., Jensen, R., McEnally, R. (2002).
    Roundtable on Current Issues Related to Enron and Arthur Andersen   Financial Management Association Online.
  • Grant, J. E., Parker, L. M. (2001).
    EBITDA   (vol. 15, ). Research in Accounting Regulation.
  • Grant, J. E. (2000).
    Weatherhead Perspectives: Commentary on 'Beyond the Dream of Continuity' by Ernesto Poza.   Cleveland Enterprise.
  • Grant, J. E., Bricker, R. (1999).
    Surprise: Analysts' Responses to Unexpected Earnings   Journal of Corporate Communications.
  • Grant, J. E. (1999).
    Electronic Module Linking Accounting and Finance   Dorney Grant.
  • Grant, J. E., Robinson, T., Kauer, R., Woodlock, P. (1998).
    Earnings Management and Bond Risk Premia in the Individual Versus Institutional Bond Markets   (vol. 12, ). Research in Accounting Regulation.
  • Grant, J. E., Fogarty, T. J. (1998).
    Faculty Evaluation as a Social Dilemma: Toward a Zero-Sum Solution   (vol. 7, issue 3, ). Accounting Education: An International Journal.
  • Grant, J. E., Gutman, P. (1998).
    Sopra S. A.   (vol. 4, issue 2, ). Journal for Accounting Case Research.
  • Grant, J. E., Robinson, T. (1997).
    The Impact of Earnings Management on Bond Risk Premia   (vol. 15, pp. 169-192). Advances in Accounting.
  • Grant, J. E., Rogers, R. (1997).
    Content Analysis of Information Cited in Reports of Sell-Side FInancial Analysts   (vol. 3, issue 1, pp. 17-30). Journal of Financial Analysts.
  • Grant, J. E., Bricker, R. (1997).
    Suprise: Analysts' Responses to Unexpected Earnings   Rochester, New York: Journal of Accounting Abstracts, Accounting Research Network, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester.
  • Grant, J. E. (1996).
    The Professional Identification of Accountancy: Evidence from Comparative Content Analysis of Mission Statements   (vol. 10, ). Research in Accounting Regulation.
  • Grant, J. E., Rogers, R. (1996).
    Firm Characteristics and Level of Analyst Services: An Ampirical Investigation   Rochester, New York: Journal of Accounting Abstracts, Accounting Research Network, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester.
  • Grant, J. E., Bricker, R., Shiptsova, R. (1996).
    Audit Quality and Professional Self Regulation: A Social Dilemma Perspective and Laboratory Investigation   (vol. 15, issue 1, ). Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory.
  • Grant, J. E., Gutman, P. (1995).
    Application of ABC and Absorption Costing in a Developing Economy   AICPA Professor/Practitioner Case Volume.
  • Grant, J. E. (1995). In Julia Grant (Ed.),
    The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants: Foundation for a Profession"   London: Garland Publishers.
  • Grant, J. E., Fogarty, T. J. (1995).
    The Impact of the Actuarial Profession on Financial Reporting   Accounting Horizons.
  • Grant, J. E. (1994).
    Chief Accountants of the SEC   Encyclopedia of the History of Accounting and Accounting Thought.
  • Grant, J. E., Bricker, R., Bailey, A., Turner, J. (1993).
    The Evolution of Auditing in the United States: Professional Self-Regulation and Credible Government Threats   Journal of Law and Policy.
  • Grant, J. E., Bricker, R., Woodlock, R. (1993).
    Harmonization and International Transfers of Accounting and Related Information: A Laboratory Markets Investigation   International Accounting Journal.
  • Grant, J. E.
    (Re)design in Management   Managing as Designing, Stanford University Press.


  • Grant, J. E.  Ohio Regional Meeting, "Ohio Master Teachers Panel", American Accounting Association, Columbus, OH. (2010).
  • Grant, J. E.  Rouen Business School International Business Week, "Panel Judge for Case Presentations", Rouen Business School, Rouen, France. (2010).

Academic and Professional Activities

  • Guest Speaker, Phi Beta Kappa, 2011 - Present
  • Committee Member, Faculty Senate, 2010 - 2011
  • Committee Member, ITS Customer Service Committee, 2010 - 2011
  • Committee Member, University Budget Committee, 2010 - 2011
  • Committee Member, Undergraduate Education Abroad-International Experience, 2010 - 2011
  • Committee Member, FSCUE Curriculum Committee, 2009 - Present
  • Committee Member, Provost's Budget Review Committee, 2009 - 2010
  • Committee Chair, Faculty Senate Budget Committee, 2009 - 2010
  • Committee Member, Provost Search Committee, 2008
  • Board of Directors of a Company, Cleveland Botanical Gardens, Cleveland, OH, 2007 - Present
  • Committee Member, Faculty Senate, 2005 - 2008
  • Committee Chair, Accountancy PhD Program, 2004 - 2007