Ran R. Barniv, Professor (Ph.D., 1983). Research and teaching interests are in financial accounting and international accounting with a focus on regulation of corporations and capital markets, and financial analyst performance. He also works on global capital market based accounting research, and worked on bankruptcy & mergers risk management. Barniv awarded 2011 Kent State University Distinguished Scholar.
Dr. Barniv has published many pieces of which eight are single-author articles including a feature published article in The Accounting Review. Since the summer of 2009 he has published in The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, the Journal of International Accounting Auditing & Taxation, The European Accounting Review and The Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting.
He published two or more articles in each of the following journals: The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of International Accounting Auditing & Taxation, and the Journal of Risk and Insurance. He also published in: Journal of the American Taxation Association (JATA), International Journal of Accounting, The European Accounting Review, The Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, OMEGA the International Journal of management Science, Journal of Macroeconomics, Management International Review, Managerial and Decision Economics, and other journals. He also presented numerous papers in the annual and mid-year meetings of the American Accounting Association, other academic associations, and research colloquia in many universities.
Professor Barniv worked seven years in the industry. He served as a director of budget and planning, controller, and interim CFO. He served in committees of the American Accounting Association, including as the chair of the publications committee of the IAS (2001-2). He has taught: Advanced Accounting (Corporate Accounting III), International Accounting, and courses in: the doctoral, MSA, and MBA programs. He has served on about 20 dissertations, including being a chair in 12 dissertations in the recent 12 years. He also obtained nine grants.