Business and Economics

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Cindy K. Harris

Cindy K. Harris was a history major as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania and completed her MBA in accounting at The Wharton School. 

Department

Business and Economics

Degrees

  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania
  • M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School

Teaching

Financial Accounting and Reporting
Management Accounting
Advanced Financial Reporting
Federal Income Tax Policy

Research Interests

  • Corporate Governance and Financial Performance: Composition and Attributes of the Board of Directors & Subcommittees

Recent Work

Women Directors on Public Company Boards: Does a Critical Mass Affect Leverage?, 2013 Proceedings of Northeastern Association Business, Economics, and Technology Conference.

The Power of One: Effects of CEO Duality on Compensation Committee Quality and CEO Compensation, Co-authored with Carol C. Cirka and Eric Farris, (UC Class of 2010), 2012 Proceedings of Northeastern Association Business, Economics and Technology Conference.      

At A Crossroads: The Impact of International Financial Reporting Standards in the U.S., 2009 Proceedings of Northeastern Association Business, Economics and Technology conference.   

The Association between Corporate Governance and Audit Fees, Proceedings of Northeastern Association Business, Economics and Technology Conference.