Five faculty fellows have been appointed to three-year terms in the Department of Accountancy at the University of Notre Dame. The appointments were made by Thomas Schaefer, chair and professor of accountancy, and Carolyn Woo, Martin J. Gillen Dean of the College of Business Administration, in consultation with a faculty committee. The faculty fellows are:
p. * Carolyn M. Callahan, associate professor, was reappointed to the KPMG fellowship. A member of the Notre Dame faculty since 1990, Callahan specializes in capital markets, risk assessment and theoretical asset pricing models.p.
- Chao-Shin Liu, assistant professor, was appointed to the Deloitte&Touche fellowship. Liu has taught at Notre Dame since 1992 and studies financial and managerial accounting, with a particular interest in market reactions to public information.p.
- H. Fred Mittelstaedt, associate professor, is the PricewaterhouseCoopers fellow. Mittelstaedt, a member of the Notre Dame faculty since 1992, examines the influence of financial factors on management operating and reporting decisions and the stock markets’ assessment of those decisions.p.
- Ramachandran Ramanan, associate professor, was reappointed to the Arthur Andersen fellowship. An expert in accounting choices, management compensation and insider trading, Ramanan has taught and conducted research at Notre Dame since 1991p.
- Thomas L. Stober, associate professor, has been appointed to the Ernst&Young fellowship. Now in his third year at Notre Dame, Stober specializes in the impact of financial accounting and reporting on public equity markets.