Distinguished Professor of Accounting at the Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business.
Professor Roulstone earned his doctorate at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and BS and MAcc degrees from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management. Professor Roulstone currently directs the Ph.D. program in Accounting and Management Information Systems at Fisher. He teaches a seminar on capital markets research and the core course in financial reporting in Fisher’s Master of Accounting program. He has extensive experience teaching intermediate accounting at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Prior to joining Fisher, he was on the faculty at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business where he taught financial accounting and financial statement analysis in the full-time, evening, and weekend MBA programs. Professor Roulstone’s research focuses on information intermediaries, information acquisition by investors, and textual analysis of corporate disclosure. He serves on the editorial boards of several accounting journals and is currently an associate editor at Management Science. His research has been published in a variety of leading academic journals including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Management Science, and Review of Accounting Studies. He is a past president of the American Accounting Association’s Financial Accounting and Reporting Section.