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Bradley Lail

Department Chair - Accounting & Business Law
Associate Professor - Accounting & Business Law

Contact Information

Email:  Bradley_Lail@baylor.edu
Campus Phone:  (254) 710-6468
Fax:  (254) 710-1067
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98002
WACO, TX  76798
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation 110.08

Office Hours

MW 3:30-5:00

Educational Background

  • PHD - Accounting, Univ Of Oklahoma
  • BBA - Accounting, Baylor University
  • MBA - Accounting, Baylor University

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor, Baylor University (August 1, 2017 - Present)
  • Department Chair, Baylor University (August 1, 2017 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 1, 2011 - July 31, 2017)
  • Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University (August 1, 2009 - June 30, 2011)
  • Associate Manager, AT&T (February 1, 1999 - July 31, 2004)
  • Experienced Staff Auditor, Ernst & Young (July 1, 1998 - January 31, 1999)

Awards and Honors

  • Ben Barnett Scholarship, University of Oklahoma (May 2008)
  • OU Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma - School of Accounting (May 2008)

Licensures and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Texas (May 1999 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • member, Accounting Programs Leadership Group (August 1, 2017 - Present)
  • AAA - Financial Accounting & Reporting Section
  • American Accounting Association
  • Beta Alpha Psi
  • Beta Gamma Sigma

Publications

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Are Non-professional Investors’ Attitudes Towards Earnings Management Consistent with their Investing Behavior?," Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, (October 2017) (coauthors: Carie Ford, Velina Popova).

"Are Entrenched Managers' Accounting Choices More Predictive of Future Cash Flows," Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 44, No. 5-6, (May 2017), pp. 593-610 (coauthors: Gregory W Martin).

"Virtuous Professionalism in Accountants to Avoid Fraud and to Restore Financial Reporting," Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 140, No. 4, (October 2015), pp. 687-704 (coauthors: Marty Stuebs, Jason MacGregor, James Marcum).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"EXCEL in the Workplace: Core Competencies and Practical Applications for CPAs.," Today's CPA, Vol. 42, No. 7, (July 2015), pp. 45-51 (coauthors: Owen Brown).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Influence of Regulatory Approach on Tone at the Top," Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 126, (January 2015), pp. 25-37 (coauthors: Jason MacGregor, Marty Stuebs, Timothy Thomasson).

"Do Cross-listers Bond to U.S. Markets? An Examination of Earnings Quality around SOX," Advances in Accounting, (December 2014).

"Classification Shifting Using the Corporate/Other Segment," Accounting Horizons, (September 2014) (coauthors: Wayne B Thomas, Glyn Winterbotham).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Segment Reporting: A Sum Greater than its Parts," Vol. 41, No. 3, (4th Quarter 2013), pp. 40-45.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Relationship Between Segment-Level Manipulations And Audit Fees," Journal of Applied Business Research, Vol. 29, No. 4, (July 2013), pp. 1243-1260 (coauthors: David Hurtt, Jason MacGregor).

"Disclosure of Reserves: Year-end Prices versus Average Prices," Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, Vol. 59, No. 2, (December 2011).

Presentations and Proceedings

"A Solution for QuickBooks in the AIS Course," presented at the Annual Meeting, New York City, NY, August 2016.

"A Solution for QuickBooks in the AIS Course," presented at the Annual Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, June 2016.

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"The Gatekeepers: A Case on Allocations and Justifications," presented at the Management Accounting Section Midyear Meeting, Newport Beach, California, January 2015 (coauthors: David Hurtt, Michael A. Robinson, Marty Stuebs).

"Corporate Responsibility," presented at the Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 2014.

"Discussion of papers on market inefficiencies," presented at the AAA Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA, August 2013.

"The Usefulness of Non-Financial Measures for Management Earnings Forecasts," presented at the AAA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2013.

"Developing Excel Skills through Time-Pressured Environments," presented at the Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting, Anaheim, CA, August 2013.
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