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Bob May

Professor Emeritus

Department: Accounting

Additional Titles: KPMG Professor in Accounting

Contact Information

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Biography May, Robert G.,

KPMG Peat Marwick Professor in Accounting, Department of
Accounting.

Robert May received his B.A. and Ph.D. from Michigan State University.
His research and teaching interests include auditing, financial
reporting, and capital markets.
Publications
Robert G. May, James J. Jiambalvo, and Charles L. McDonald. 1994. Principles of Accounting. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western.
Ho, Joanna L. and Robert G. May. 1993. Auditors' Causal Probability Judgments in Analytical Procedures for Audit Planning. Behavioral Research in Accounting 5, 78, 22, 6 charts.
Robert G. May and Joanna L-Y Ho. 1993. The Conjunction Fallacy in Auditor Judgment Processes. Behavioral Research in Accounting 5, 78-100.
Urton Anderson, Robert G. May, and Carolyn Miles. 1988. Development and Classroom Testing of Micro-Computer Software to Support Teaching Variables Sampling. Auditing 3, 156-173.
Urton Anderson, Robert G. May, and Carolyn A. Miles. 1988. Variables Sampling Software: Development and Classroom Testing. Issues in Accounting Education 3, 156-174.
Robert G. May, William L. Felix, Marcia S. Niles, and John R. Thorson. 1985. Something New in Audit Education. Journal of Accounting Education 3, 5-14.
Robert G. May and Gary L. Sundem. 1976. Researching for Accounting Policy: An Overview. The Accounting Review 51, 747-763.
Robert G. May, Gerhard G. Mueller, and Thomas H. Williams. 1975. A Brief Introduction to Managerial and Social Uses of Accounting. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Robert G. May, Gerhard G. Mueller, and Thomas H. Williams. 1975-1980.A New Introduction to Financial Accounting. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Robert G. May and Gary L. Sundem. 1974. Cost of Information and Security Prices: A Reply. The Accounting Review 49, 791-793.
Robert G. May and Gary L. Sundem. 1973. Cost of Information and Security Prices: Market Association Tests for Accounting Policy Decisions. The Accounting Review 48, 80-94.
Robert G. May. 1971. The Influence of Quarterly Earnings Announcements on Investor Decisions as Reflected in Common Stock Price Changes. Journal of Accounting Research, Empirical Research in Accounting 9, 119-163.
Alvin A. Arens, Robert G. May, and Geraldine Dominiak. 1970. A Simulated Case for Audit Education. The Accounting Review 45, 573-578.
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Academic Leadership and Awards
Professional Awards
“Eyes of Texas” Award1996
AICPA Outstanding Contribution to the Accounting Literature Award1976
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Teaching Awards
DFW Executive MBA Class of 2006 Outstanding Professor Award2006
American Accounting Assoc. Innovation in Accounting Education Award1993
MBA Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Core1993
American Accounting Assoc. Innovation in Accounting Education Award1991
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