B.S., Bucknell University Ph.D., Penn State University / CPA
Areas of Expertise
Financial Accounting, Auditing
Dr. Willenborg is the Richard F. Kochanek Professor of Accounting in the School of Business. He has published in Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Risk and Insurance, and The Accounting Review. He has received School of Business Best Article Awards for 1999, 2000, 2004, 2007 and 2016. In 2000, he received the American Tax Association’s Outstanding Manuscript Award. He received the Beta Alpha Psi Professor of the Year Award in 1998, 1999 and 2011; the School of Business Undergraduate Professor of the Year for 2000; the School of Business Graduate Professor of the Year for 2002 and 2009; and the full-time MBA Core Professor of the Year Award for 2001-2004 and 2006-2016 for teaching excellence. Dr. Willenborg’s research interests include studying accounting, auditing and finance issues associated with new offerings of equity securities. He is currently on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Accounting Research and, from 2004 to 2010, was an Associate Editor for Contemporary Accounting Research. In 2004, he received the School of Business Outstanding Service Award.