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    Brian J. Bushee, Gilbert and Shelly Harrison Professor of Accounting at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    title:
    The Future of Accounting Teaching/Learning
    session/date/time:
    Wednesday Plenary, August 7, 2013 ~ 8:30am–9:45am
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    Brian J. Bushee is the Gilbert and Shelly Harrison Professor of Accounting at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining Wharton in 2000, he was an Assistant Professor at the Harvard Business School and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago. He has also worked as a Senior Credit Analyst for CoreStates Financial Corp. and as a National Office Researcher for Coopers and Lybrand L.L.P. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and A.B. from Duke University. His research focuses on the impact of information intermediaries—such as institutional investors and the business press—on corporate disclosure decisions and on the stock market pricing of information. His dissertation won the American Accounting Association’s Competitive Manuscript Award. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Accounting ResearchJournal of Accounting and EconomicsThe Accounting Review, and Review of Accounting Studies. He teaches an MBA elective called Problems in Financial Reporting and is launching a Coursera course called An Introduction to Financial Accounting in 2013. In 2009, he won the Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award, which is awarded to the one faculty member "who has exemplified outstanding teaching quality during the last year."