Dave Ziebart Ph.D
PwC Professor of Accountancy
Professor David A. Ziebart is currently the PwC Endowed Professor of Accountancy in the Von Allmen School of Accountancy at the University of Kentucky. He served as Director of the Von Allmen School from July, 2005 through July, 2012. Prior to that he was Professor of Accountancy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and served on the faculty at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Dave holds a bachelor’s degree from Aurora University, a master’s degree from Northern Illinois University, a doctorate from Michigan State University, and is a CPA (non-practicing) in Illinois. He has also held appointments as a research scientist in the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as faculty fellow in the University of Illinois Vice President’s Office, and was a visiting Professor at the University of Notre Dame. Dave has published in a number of journals including Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, The International Journal of Accounting, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, The Financial Review, Journal of Empirical Finance, and Accounting Horizons. He has served on the editorial board of Accounting Inquiries, The New Accountant, and Accounting Horizons. He was an associate editor for The International Journal of Accounting and Journal of Information Systems. Dave also served as the co-editor of Accounting Horizons. In 1999, he was identified as one of the most prolific authors of articles on international accounting published in U.S. accounting journals. Professor Ziebart has served as the President of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association. While continuing to conduct empirical research on attributes of earnings forecasts and the impact of monitoring mechanisms and information attributes on bond and securities pricing, Dave also investigates fundamental accounting information properties using simulation and archival methodologies.