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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)
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, Accounting Research Journal, Managerial Finance
In addition to the American University Outstanding Teaching Award (2000-2001), Professor Duru was voted the Kogod Undergraduate Professor of the Year (2001). He was also awarded the Kogod Achievement Award for Outstanding Research in the 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004 and 2005-2006 academic years. Professor Duru is a Kogod Faculty Research Fellow and has been a referee for Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. Professor Duru is also on the editorial boards of the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy and Journal of International Accounting Auditing and Taxation.
Professor Duru's research interests include performance evaluation and executive incentive contracts; firm valuation; corporate governance.
Professor Duru's experience includes consulting and public accounting.