Elizabeth Gordon

Department Chair, Professor & Merves Fellow

  • Accounting
Office: Alter Hall 453
Phone: 215.204.6422
Email: egordon@temple.edu

Elizabeth A. Gordon joined the Accounting Department in Fall 2007. Dr. Gordon specializes in the areas of international accounting and financial reporting investigating topics such as international financial reporting standards, corporate communications, executive compensation, related party transactions, accounting restatements, market development and corporate disclosure. Her research is published in top journals in her field including the Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, and the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. She serves as an associate editor for the Journal of International Accounting Research and the Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting. Dr. Gordon served as the Past-President of the International Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association and serves on the Vice-President Finance and Administration of the International Association of Accounting Education and Research.

Dr. Gordon co-authored a recently published Intermediate Accounting textbook.  She has taught courses in financial accounting and international accounting at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels, receiving a number of teaching awards. Dr. Gordon was an auditor with PwC and interned at the White House’s Office of Management and Budget before entering academia. She received her Doctorate from Columbia University, Masters in Business Administration from Yale University and Bachelors of Science in accounting with highest distinction from Indiana University. Dr. Gordon is a licensed CPA in Maryland. She has been on the faculty of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, the Rutgers Business School, and a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania.