Dr. Akhilesh Chandra

George W. Daverio School of Accountancy, College of Business Administration

The University of Akron, USA

Professor of Accounting & AIS, KPMG Research Fellow

Director, The Institute for Global Business



2008 CGEIT, Information Systems, Audit and Control Association, USA

1993 Ph.D., The University of Memphis, USA

1992 C.M.A., Institute of Certified Management Accountants, USA

1992 C.F.E., Institute of Certified Fraud Examiners, USA

Research Fields

Management accounting & control

Audit, risk and corporate governance

Accounting information systems

Emerging technologies & artificial intelligence in accounting

Cognitive science and decision making

Ethics and social responsibility

Publications (selected)

  1. Mahesh S. and A. Chandra. 2014. Assessing the Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley Act on the Logistics Industry: An Exploratory Study. Transportationl Journal. Vol. 53. No. 1: 44-78.
  2. Chandra, A., W. Cooper, M. Cornik, and C. Malone. 2011. A study of motivational factors for accounting educators: What are their concerns? Research in Higher Education Journal. Vol. 11, June: 19-36.
  3. Chandra, A. and A. Reinstein. 2011. Investment Appeal of Small Growth Stocks. Advances in Accounting. Vol. 27, Iss. 2, December: 308-317. Chandra, A., R. Krovi and B. Rajagopalan. 2010. Risk Zones and Longshot Bias: An Exploratory Analysis. International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 2: 91-116.
  4. Cao, J., T. Calderon, A. Chandra and L. Wang. 2010. Analyzing Late SEC Filings for Differential Impacts of IS and Accounting Issues. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems. Vol. 11: 189-207.
  5. Chandra, A., R. Krovi and B. Rajagopalan. 2009. Risk Visualization: A Mechanism for Supporting Unstructured Decision Making Processes. International Journal of Management and Technology. Vol. 6 (4): 48-70.
  6. Chandra, A., and T. Calderon. 2009. Information Intensity, Control Deficiency Risk and Materiality. Managerial Auditing Journal. Vol. 24, No. 3: 220 - 232.
  7. Chandra, A., N. Menon and B. Mishra. 2007. Budgeting for Technology. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems. Vol. 8: 264-282.
  8. Chandra, A., J. Cheh and I. Kim. 2006. Do We Teach Enough IT Skills in Management Accounting Courses? Management Accounting Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 1 (Fall): 49-54.
  9. Calderon, T. G., A. Chandra and J. Cheh. 2006. Modeling an Intelligent Continuous Authentication System to Protect Financial Information Resources. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems. Vol. 7: 91-109.
  10. Chandra, A. and T. G. Calderon. 2005. Challenges and Constraints to the Diffusion of Biometrics in Information Systems. Communications of the ACM. Vol. 48, No. 12: 101-106.
  11. Debreceny, R., A. Chandra et al. 2005. Financial Reporting in XBRL on the SEC's EDGAR System: A Critique and Evaluation. Journal of Information Systems. Vol. 19, No. 2:191-210.
  12. Calderon, T. G. and A. Chandra. 2004. Examining the Impact of IT Outsourcing on Control Risk. Internal Auditing. Vol. 19, No. 3, May-June: 23-30.
  13. Chandra, A. and A. Reinstein. 2004. A Study of Production, Stock Prices and Self-Organized Criticality. Review of Accounting and Finance. Vol. 3, No. 3:2-39.
  14. Chandra, A., R. Krovi and B. Rajagopalan. 2004. Flow Turbulence and Information Quality. Review of Business Information Systems. Vol. 8, No. 1, Winter: 83-96.
  15. Chandra, A. and T. G. Calderon. 2003. Towards a Biometric Enabled Security in Accounting Information. Journal of Information Systems. Vol. 17, No. 2, Fall: 51-70.
  16. Bradford, M., B. Vijayaraman and A. Chandra. 2003. The Status of ERP Integration In Business School Curricula: Results of a Survey of Business Schools. Communications of AIS. Vol. 12, Article 26, October: 1-35.
  17. Krovi, R., A. Chandra and B. Rajagopalan. 2003. Information Flow Parameters for E-Business Processes. Communication of the ACM. Vol. 46 No. 2, February: 77-82.

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Last Updated: 2014-08-28