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Lawrence Brown

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Lawrence Brown

Title: Professor (Research Track)
Department: Accounting

Office: Alter Hall 451
Phone: 404-520-0489
E-mail: ldbrown@temple.edu

Dr. Lawrence D. Brown joins the Fox School as the Seymour Wolfbein Professor of Accounting. Dr. Brown is a prolific scholar, having published 15 books and book chapters and 63 refereed scholarly articles, most of which appeared in top-tier journals.

He has also published 14 refereed professional/practitioner articles and five book reviews. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting and an editorial board member of Accounting Review. He formerly was an Editor of Accounting Review, Associate Editor of the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, International Journal of Forecasting and the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, editorial board member of Contemporary Accounting Research, and an ad-hoc reviewer for more than 35 journals.

He joins Fox from Georgia State University, where he served as the J. Mack Robinson Distinguished Professor of Accountancy since 2001 and, before that, as the Controllers RoundTable Research Professor.

Dr. Brown has also taught at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was the Samuel P. Capen Professor of Accounting. He has also been a full-time accounting faculty member at the University of Iowa and Binghamton University, and has been a Visiting Professor of Accounting at New York University.

He has presented his research in 75 top-tier universities worldwide and at 15 non- academic venues, such as the Financial Accounting Standards Board and a U.S. House Subcommittee. Dr. Brown has chaired or served on 22 PhD Dissertation Committees and has been an external evaluator of 46 faculty members from various universities worldwide.

His awards include two J. Mack Robinson College of Business Faculty Recognition Awards for Research, the 2004 Georgia State University Distinguished Alumni Professor Award, and the 2006 American Accounting Association Outstanding Accounting Educator Award.

He earned his PhD in Business Economics, Finance and Accounting from the University of Rochester, an MBA from the University of Chicago in Economics, Finance and Quantitative Methods, and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Buffalo.