Department of Accounting and Taxation
Professor Duru teaches management accounting to undergraduate and graduate students with emphasis on how organizations use accounting information to create value in a dynamic business environment. His main research interest focuses on the use and implication of accounting information in corporate governance and firm valuation. Research articles by Professor Duru have appeared or forthcoming in The Accounting Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance. He serves on the editorial boards of various top academic journals such as Journal of Accounting and Public Policy and Journal of Business Research. Professor Duru received the American University Professor of the Year: Excellence in Teaching award in April 2001. He has also worked as an auditor and a management consultant.
B.S. (Honors), University of Nigeria; M.B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park; Certified Public Accountant (CPA); Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
- KSB - Accounting
- Kogod - 226
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