Dirk E. Black
Ph.D., Business Administration (Accounting), Duke University, 2014
MAcc, Brigham Young University, 2007
B.S., Accounting, Brigham Young University, 2007
Minor, Economics, Brigham Young University 2007
- Executive Compensation
- Financial Accounting
- Performance Evaluation Systems
- Quantitative Data Analysis
Dr. Dirk E. Black earned his Ph.D. in business administration with a specialization in accounting from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He also earned his master of accountancy at Brigham Young University and holds a CPA designation. Prior to Nebraska, he was an assistant professor of business administration in the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He worked as an audit associate for KPMG LLP in Birmingham, Alabama, before entering academia. His research interests include financial reporting and performance measurement and evaluation.
Dr. Black has authored or co-authored research appearing in Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Accounting & Finance, and Research in Accounting Regulation. He and his co-author received the Best Paper Award for “Do First Impressions Last? The Impact of Initial Assessments and Subsequent Performance on Promotion Decisions” at the 2017 AAA Management Accounting Section Midyear Meeting.