Contemporary Accounting Research

Editorial Board

CAR’s editorial structure involves the Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor, Editorial Assistant, and a support network of Editors and Editorial Board members from prestigious schools around the world.  


The current Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Patricia C. O'Brien (University of Waterloo), can be reached at:  

245 Fairview Mall Drive, Suite 410
Toronto, ON M2J 4T1 Canada
Phone: (1) 416-486-5361  Facsimile: (1) 416-486-6158

Managing Editor

The managing editor's office is located in Toronto, Ontario. For information on the production of the journal, please contact:

Colin Braithwaite
Managing Editor
245 Fairview Mall Drive, Suite 410
Toronto, ON M2J 4T1 Canada
Phone: (1) 416-486-5361 Facsimile: (1) 416-486-6158

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

  • R. Alan Webb, University of Waterloo


CAR is supported by Editors representing a wide range of both schools and study fields.  

  • Margaret Abernethy, University of Melbourne
  • Christopher Agoglia, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Thomas Ahrens, United Arab Emirates University
  • Joseph V. Carcello, University of Tennessee
  • Peter Clarkson, University of Queensland and Simon Fraser University
  • Carol Ann Frost, University of North Texas
  • Yves Gendron, Université Laval
  • J. Douglas Hanna, Southern Methodist University
  • R. Lynn Hannan, Tulane University
  • Ole-Kristian Hope, University of Toronto
  • Steven Huddart, Pennsylvania State University
  • Khim Kelly, University of Waterloo
  • Susan Krische, American University
  • Clive Lennox, University of Southern California
  • Sarah McVay, University of Washington
  • Partha S. Mohanram, University of Toronto
  • Thomas Omer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Jeffrey Pittman, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Marlene Plumlee, University of Utah
  • Florin Sabac, University of Alberta
  • Dan Segal, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya
  • Michael Welker, Queen’s University

Editorial Board

CAR is supported by Editorial Board members representing over 100 universities from all parts of the globe.

  • Anwer S. Ahmed, Texas A&M University
  • Ana Albuquerque, Boston University
  • Mark Anderson, University of Calgary
  • Paul André, ESSEC Business School
  • Marcia Annisette, York University
  • Sati Bandyopadhyay, University of Waterloo
  • Sudipta Basu, Temple University
  • Andrew Bauer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Tim Bauer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Philip Beaulieu, University of Calgary
  • Jean Bédard, Université Laval
  • Joy Begley, University of British Columbia
  • Alexander Bleck, University of British Columbia
  • Jennifer Blouin, University of Pennsylvania
  • Sarah Bonner, University of Southern California
  • Jan Bouwens, Tilburg University
  • Kareen Brown, Brock University
  • Eddy Cardinaels, Tilburg University
  • Mary Ellen Carter, Boston College
  • Judson A. Caskey, University of Texas at Austin
  • Sandra L. Chamberlain, University of British Columbia
  • Changling Chen, University of Waterloo
  • Dennis Chung, Simon Fraser University
  • Greg Clinch, University of Melbourne
  • Daniel Cohen, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Jeffrey R. Cohen, Boston College
  • David Cooper, University of Alberta
  • Denis Cormier, Université du Québec à Montréal
  • Daniel Coulombe, Université Laval
  • Masako Darrough, Baruch College
  • Gus De Franco, University of Toronto
  • Anja De Waegenaere, Tilburg University
  • Hemang Desai, Southern Methodist University
  • Shane Dikolli, Duke University
  • W. Brooke Elliott, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Craig Emby, Simon Fraser University
  • Gary Entwistle, University of Saskatchewan
  • Jeff Everett, York University  
  • Annita Florou, King's College London
  • Claude Francoeur, HEC Montréal
  • James C. Gaa, University of Alberta
  • Weili Ge, University of Washington
  • Cristi Gleason, University of Iowa
  • Jonathan Glover, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Guojin Gong, Pennsylvania State University
  • Maurice Gosselin, Université Laval
  • Maureen Gowing, University of Windsor
  • Cameron Graham, York University
  • Omrane Guedhami, University of South Carolina
  • Ferdinand A. Gul, Monash University Malaysia
  • Ilan Guttman, New York University
  • Jeffrey Hales, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Jean-François Henri, Université Laval
  • Stephen Hillegeist, Arizona State University
  • Frank Hodge, University of Washington
  • Chris Hogan, Michigan State University
  • Rani Hoitash, Bentley University
  • Udi Hoitash, Northeastern University
  • Christopher Humphrey, University of Manchester  
  • Karim Jamal, University of Alberta
  • Thomas Jeanjean, ESSEC Business School
  • Johnny Jermias, Simon Fraser University
  • Karla Johnstone, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Philip Joos, Tilburg University
  • Bjorn Jorgensen, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Kathryn Kadous, Emory University
  • Kenneth Klassen, University of Waterloo
  • April Klein, New York University
  • Robert Knechel, University of Florida
  • Natalia Kochetova-Kozloski, Saint Mary’s University
  • Lori Kopp, University of Lethbridge
  • Ranjani Krishnan, Michigan State University
  • Réal Labelle, HEC Montréal
  • Stacie LaPlante, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Andrew Leone, University of Miami
  • Chan Li, University of Pittsburgh
  • Yue Li, University of Toronto
  • Scott Liao, University of Toronto
  • R. Murray Lindsay, University of Lethbridge
  • Marlys Lipe, University of South Carolina
  • Robert Lipe, University of South Carolina
  • Kin Lo, University of British Columbia
  • Henock Louis, Pennsylvania State University
  • David Maber, University of Michigan
  • Amin Mawani, York University
  • Sue McCracken, McMaster University
  • Maureen McNichols, Stanford University
  • Devan Mescall, University of Saskatchewan
  • Martin Messner, University of Innsbruck
  • Peter Miller, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Lillian Mills, University of Texas at Austin
  • Miguel Minutti-Meza, University of Miami
  • Jan Mouritsen, Copenhagen Business School
  • Pamela Murphy, Queen's University
  • James Myers, University of Arkansas
  • Linda Myers, University of Arkansas
  • Christopher Napier, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Terry Neal, University of Tennessee
  • Dean Neu, York University
  • Suzanne Paquette, Université Laval
  • Antonio Parbonetti, University of Padova
  • Kathy R. Petroni, Michigan State University
  • Peter Pope, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Vaughan Radcliffe, Western University
  • Abu Shiraz Rahaman, University of Calgary
  • Shivaram Rajgopal, Columbia University
  • Sonja Rego, Indiana University
  • Alan J. Richardson, University of Windsor
  • John Roberts, University of Sydney
  • Darren Roulstone, Ohio State University
  • Thomas Schneider, University of Alberta
  • Cathy Shakespeare, University of Michigan
  • Peter Skaerbaek, Copenhagen Business School
  • Hollis Skaife, University of California, Davis
  • Xiaofei Song, Saint Mary’s University
  • Theodore Sougiannis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Mary Harris Stanford, Texas Christian University
  • Hervé Stolowy, HEC Paris
  • K.R. Subramanyam, University of Southern California
  • Jeroen Suijs, Tilburg University
  • Hun-Tong Tan, Nanyang Technological University
  • Stephen Taylor, University of Technology, Sydney
  • Daniel Thornton, Queen's University
  • Kristy Towry, Emory University
  • Ken Trotman, University of New South Wales
  • Wim A. Van der Stede, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Florin Vasvari, London Business School
  • Mohan Venkatachalam, Duke University
  • Beverly Walther, Northwestern University
  • Gregory Waymire, Emory University
  • Connie Weaver, Texas A&M University
  • Joseph Weber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Christine Wiedman, University of Waterloo
  • Heather Wier, University of Alberta
  • Richard Willis, Vanderbilt University
  • Marc Wouters, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Martin G.H. Wu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Jennifer Wu Tucker, University of Florida
  • Joni Young, University of New Mexico
  • Ping Zhang, University of Toronto

Consulting Editors

CAR is currently supported by six Consulting Editors:

  • Jeffrey Callen, University of Toronto
  • Theresa Libby, University of Waterloo
  • Michel Magnan, Concordia University
  • Gordon D. Richardson, University of Toronto
  • Katherine Schipper, Duke University
  • Dan A. Simunic, University of British Columbia

Past Editors

  • Steven E. Salterio (2010–2013)
  • Michel Magnan (2007–2010)
  • Gordon D. Richardson (2000–2006)
  • Gerald A. Feltham and Dan A. Simunic (1997–2000)
  • Lane A. Daley (1995–1997)
  • Michael Gibbins (1992–1995)  
  • William R. Scott (1989–1992)
  • Haim Falk (1984–1989)

Honorary Editorial Board (established October 2011)

  • Haim Falk, Editor Emeritus
  • Michael Gibbins
  • William R. Scott


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Contact Information

245 Fairview Mall Drive
Suite 410
Toronto, ON M2J 4T1

Phone: 416-486-5361
Fax: 416-486-6158