MBA 500, Financial Accounting and MBA 501, Managerial Accounting
Dr. Sridhar Ramamoorti, ACA, CPA/CITP/CFF/CGMA, CIA, CFE, CFSA, CGAP, CGFM, CRMA, CRP, MAFF, is an associate professor of accounting at the University of Dayton. Previously, he was an associate professor of accounting and director of the Corporate Governance Center at the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University. Dr. Ramamoorti has a unique, blended academic-practitioner background with over 35 years of experience in academia, auditing and consulting. Originally trained as a chartered accountant in India, he spent two years with Ernest & Young in the Middle East before coming to the U.S. for graduate studies. After finishing his Ph.D. in Quantitative Psychology from The Ohio State University, he served on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign accountancy faculty. Subsequently, he was a principal in the Professional Standards Group of Andersen Worldwide, Sarbanes-Oxley Advisor for Ernst & Young’s National Advisory Practices, a Corporate Governance partner with Grant Thornton, and was a principal leading the governance, risk and compliance (GRC) practice of Infogix, Inc. He has published extensively and has won teaching excellence awards. In December 2016, Dr. Ramamoorti completed a three-year term on the prestigious Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). Currently a trustee of the Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF), he is a Board member of the Institute for Truth in Accounting, and a member of the Litigation Forensics Board of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). Over the past two decades, Dr. Ramamoorti has been a speaker in 16 countries.
Books/Papers Published: Dr. Ramamoorti has published academic papers and professional articles in Management Science, the Journal of Management Accounting Research, Research in Accounting Regulation, the Journal of Information Systems, The CPA Journal, Financial Executive, Internal Auditor and Fraud Magazine, among others. He is a co-author of The Audit Committee Handbook (Wiley, 2010) and the lead author of the prize-winning book TheA.B.C.’s of Behavioral Forensics (Wiley, 2013) on the psychology of fraud, which has been presented to the FBI Academy, the PCAOB, the IMF/World Bank, Freddie Mac and at several conferences.
Current Research Interests: corporate governance, risk management, internal controls and internal auditing, external auditing, forensic accounting, psychology of judgment and decision making, international accounting, and philosophy of science.