The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business

The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business

2100 Speedway, Austin, 78712, TX, US


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The McCombs School is one of the largest and most distinguished top-tier business schools in the country. Our faculty members are ranked the 5th most productive researchers in the world, and they are ranked No. 3 Best Professors by Princeton Review.

The Texas BBA program is ranked 6th by Bloomberg Businessweek, and McCombs has more top-10 undergraduate specializations than any school except Wharton (Univ. of Pennsylvania). The Texas MBA program is ranked No. 15 by U.S. News and World Report. The accounting program is ranked No. 1 in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs.

McCombs educates more than 12,000 students each year, creating one of the largest cumulative impacts of any business school in the world. About 2,000 professionals also participate each year in programs designed for working executives and their firms. These Texas Executive Education programs are held in our first-class AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center.

The school has strong areas of focus including entrepreneurship, energy and sustainability, ethics, public policy, healthcare management, real estate finance, technology management and commercialization, investment, and management consulting.

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Experts (80)

Andres Almazan

Andres Almazan

Professor, Department of Finance

An expert in corporate finance

Capital Markets Agency Theory Capital Structure Corporate Governance Mergers and Acquisitions Banking

Lillian Mills

Lillian Mills

Chair, Department of Accounting

Former PwC senior manager with expertise in tax compliance, effective tax rates, and income tax issues

Tax Law International Taxation Financial Reporting Accounting Regulation and Liability Financial Accounting and Audits Capital Structure and Taxation Effective Tax Rates Earnings Management

Sheridan Titman

Sheridan Titman

Professor, Department of Finance

Investments, corporate finance, banking, and real estate and energy finance

Financial Management Corporate Finance Financial Markets Energy Finance Oil and Gas Pricing Real Estate Investment Risk Management Stock Market and Investors Energy Innovation Derivatives

Robert Prentice

Robert Prentice

Professor, Department of Business, Government & Society

Ethics, business and public policy, securities fraud, and corporate law

Behavioral Ethics Business Ethics Corporate Law Securities Law and Ethics Accounting Regulation Securities Fraud Business & Public Policy Corporate Governance Sarbanes-Oxley Energy Markets

Kristie Loescher

Kristie Loescher

Senior Lecturer, Department of Management

Focusing on ethical education, organizational ethics, communication, change management and diversity management.

Healthcare Management Healthcare Innovation Service Industries Diversity Management Organizational Ethics Human Resources Management Business Communications Decision Making Ethical Education Personnel Management Change Management & Strategic Planning Data Analysis and Data Mining Healthcare Industry

Gaylen Paulson

Gaylen Paulson

Associate Dean & Director, Texas Executive Education Program

Negotiation tactics, workplace behavior, and interpersonal communication

Negotiation Decision Making Business Ethics Business Communications Dispute Resolution Organizational Behavior Interpersonal Communication Management and Motivation Innovation Conflict Management

Prabhudev Konana

Prabhudev Konana

Professor and Chair, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Analyzing the value of social networks, global sourcing, and the business value of IT

Process Improvement Operations Research Virtual Communities Emerging Economies Outsourcing E-Commerce E-Business Online Investing Technology Adoption Third-Party Customer Reviews Online Networks Real-Time Systems Data Systems Electronic Brockerage Information Systems Data Communications Social Network Analysis

William Kinney

William Kinney

Professor, Department of Accounting

One of America's leading researchers in financial accounting and auditing

Financial Accounting Auditing Public Accounting Regulation and Policy Accounting Ethics Risk Assessment Public Reporting Sarbanes-Oxley Internal Auditing Audit Reporting Audit Compliance

Kate Mackie

Kate Mackie

Distinguished Senior Lecturer

Understanding marketing strategy and marketing management

Marketing Strategy Customer Insight

Eric Hirst

Eric Hirst

Senior Associate Dean, King Ranch Chair for Business Leadership, and John Arch White Professor in Business

Financial accounting and reporting, investor and auditor judgment, and decision theory. Graduate business education.

Financial Statement Analysis Judgement and Decision Making Financial Accounting Auditing Earnings Forecasts Fasb Rules Financial Disclosure Financial Reporting Investor and Auditor Judgment Decision Theory Investor and Security Analyst Judgment Graduate Business Education Mba and Executive Mba Security Analysis

Industry Experience (10)

  • Research
  • Accounting
  • Financial Services
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Management Consulting
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Energy
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Leadership
  • Market Research

Expertise Overview

811 Areas of Expertise

389 Industry Experience

341 Event Appearances

19 Talks