Fac/Staff profile

Brian Green
Brian P.
Green
Ph.D., C.P.A.
Czarnecki Collegiate Professor, Professor, Accounting, Director of College of Business Executive Speaker Series

Education

B.S. and M.B.A. Central Michigan University, Ph.D. Kent State University

115 Fairlane Center South
19000 Hubbard Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126
313-593-5301

About

Brian Patrick Green, Ph.D., C.P.A. is a full professor, holding the Czarnecki Endowed Collegiate Professorship since 2008, and the Senior Member of the College of Business.  He also serves as the Director of the College of Business's Executive Speaker Series.

He is the recipient of the 2017 University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Distinguish Teaching Award and the 2016 College of Business’s Teacher of the Year Award. In 2014 he received the College of Business’s first Distinguished Performance in Research Award, as well as a Most Valuable Professor (MVP) award by the women’s volleyball team for significant impact on students. He was recognized as one of eleven State of Michigan 2011 Distinguished Professors, and the 2009 Michigan Associate of CPA's Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education recipient. In 2006, he was honored with the American Accounting Association President's Region Award for two decades of service in national and regional leadership roles.  Previously, he was named the 2003 Michigan Associate of CPA's Accounting Educator of the Year. While earlier in his career he received The University of Michigan–Dearborn's Distinguished Faculty Research Award (2000).

Joining the University in 1992, Professor Green teaches undergraduate auditing, government & non-profit accounting, managerial accounting, and graduate financial and forensic accounting. He has earned his B.S. and M.B.A. from Central Michigan University, a Ph.D. from Kent State University, and is also a CPA with prior public accounting experience as an auditor. Being very active in research, he has published extensively in the areas of management fraud detection and assessing effective teaching, including two co-authored books, "A Framework for Encouraging Effective Teaching" and "Best Practices in Outcome Assessment."

He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Accounting Association (AAA). Over the past years he has co-chaired the AAA's national committee for Promoting and Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness (the PETE Committee) and the Best Practice in Outcome Assessment committee. He has also served on the American Accounting Association’s National council. He has instructed multiple professional CPE programs and has presented at over 150 research conferences. He has also given fraud detection seminars for the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and several large CPA firms.

Dr. Green's work has been covered in multiple newspaper articles describing his research, awards and expertise, including the Business sections of the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press. Several interviews describe Dr. Green's development of neural networks to detect management fraud. He has been interviewed by the local CBS affiliate for his expertise in preventing credit card fraud and identity theft. His current research examines auditor liability issues, economic conditions and fraud, and risk probability theory.

He is a Past-President of the American Accounting Association's Midwest Region. He has served as the chair of the American Accounting Association's Midwest Region Auditing Section, as well as their Teaching, Curriculum, and Learning Section, and a co-chair of the American Accounting Association's National Committee on Faculty Assessment. Dr. Green continues to develop new curriculum programs and is active in consulting and professional development with automotive engineering firms, as well as public accounting firms. He is also on the editorial boards of the Advances in Accounting Education and the Internal Auditing Journal.

Research Areas:

Selected Publications

Auditing Research:

Reinstein, Alan, Carl Pacini and Brian Patrick Green. “Examining the Current Legal Environment Facing the Public Accounting Profession: An International Perspective.” Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, forthcoming.

Reinstein, Alan, Brian Patrick Green and Philip Beaulieu.  “How Engagement Letter Clauses Affect the Auditor’s Engagement Risk.” Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Fall 2013.

Green, Brian Patrick, Alan Reinstein and Cathy Miller. "A Study of the Expectations Gap for
No-Assurance Services." Advances in Public Interest Accounting, 2010.

Green, Brian Patrick, and Alan Reinstein. "Auditors Moving from Guidance to Requirements: Arriving at the Risk Assessment Standards." Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, 2009.

Green, Brian Patrick, with Alan Reinstein and Cathy Miller. “Evidence of Perceived Quality of Plain Paper Statements.” Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Fall 2006.

Green, Brian, and Alan Reinstein. "Banking Industry Financial Statement Fraud and the Effects of Increased Public Scrutiny.” Research in Accounting Regulation, (17) 2004.

Green, Brian, and Thomas Calderon. ”Consideration of Financial and Non Financial Data in Fraud Risk Assessment: The Beanie Bag Case.” Journal of Forensic Accounting, Summer  2001.

Calderon, Thomas, and Brian Green. “SEC Accounting and Auditing Enforcement Actions in the Banking Industry.” Journal of Applied Business Research, Winter 1999.

Green, Brian, and Jae Choi. "Assessing the Risk of Management Fraud Through Neural Network Technology." Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Volume 16, Number 1, Spring 1997. 

Billings, Anthony, Brian Green and Bill Voltz. "Selection of Forum for Litigated Tax Issues." Journal of Applied Business Research, Vol.  12, Issue 4, Fall 1996.

Green, Brian, and Thomas Calderon. "Analytical Procedures and the Auditors' Capacity to Detect Fraud."  Accounting Enquiries: A Research Journal, Vol. 5, Issue 1, August, 1995.

Calderon, Thomas, and Brian Green. "Financial Analyst Forecasts as an Exogenous Risk Indicator in Analytical Auditing." Advances in Accounting, Vol. 12, Issue 3, 1994.

Green, Brian, and Thomas Calderon. "Using Real-World Cases To Illustrate The Power of Analytical Procedures."  The Journal of Accounting Education, Vol. 12, Issue 3, 1994.

Pedagogical Research:

Green, Brian Patrick, Guangcheng Wang. "Identifying Sources of Evidence Used in China to Assess Faculty Teaching Performance." Higher Education Development and Evaluation (China), Issue 1, 2014.

Green, Brian Patrick, Guangcheng Wang. "Identifying Sources of Evidence Used to Assess Faculty Teaching Performance." Advances in Accounting Education, 2012.

Schmidt, Jacqueline J., Brian Patrick Green and Roland Madison, “Accounting Department Chairs’ Perceptions of the Importance of Communication Skills.” Advances in Accounting Education, Volume 10, 2009.

Calderon, Thomas, Brian Green and Mike Harkness. “Executive Summary of the AAA, T&C Section’s National Committee on Best Practices in Outcome Assessment.” Advances in Accounting Education. (7) 2005.

Green, Brian, and Thomas Calderon. "Assessing Student Learning and Growth Through Audit Risk Simulations.” Advances in Accounting Education. (7) 2005.

Calderon, Thomas, Brian Green and Mike Harkness. “Executive Summary of the AAA, T&C Section’s National Committee on Best Practices in Outcome Assessment.” Advances in Accounting Education. (7) 2005.

Green, Brian, and Thomas Calderon. "Assessing Student Learning and Growth Through Audit Risk Simulations.” Advances in Accounting Education. (7) 2005.

Green, Brian, Alan Reinstein and David McWilliams. “Using Interactive Software to Teach the Procedural Component of Introductory Financial Accounting.” Advances in Accounting Education, (3), 2000.

Green, Brian, Thomas Calderon, and Alex Gabbin. "Perspectives on Implementing A Framework for Evaluating Effective Teaching." Journal of Accounting Education, Fall 1999.

Green, Brian, Thomas Calderon and Barbara Reider. "A Content Analysis of Student Evaluation's Validity, Effectiveness, and Confounding Effects." Issues in Accounting Education, Winter 1998.

Green, Brian, Thomas Calderon and Barbara Reider. "Perceptions and Use of Student Evaluations By Heads of Accounting Departments." The Accounting Educators' Journal, Fall 1997.

Calderon, Thomas, and Brian Green. "Use of Multiple Information Types in Assessing Accounting Faculty Teaching Performance." Journal of Accounting Education, Volume 15, Number 2, Spring 1997.

Calderon, Thomas, Brian Green and Alex Gabbin. "Summary of Promoting and Evaluating Effective Teaching." Journal of Accounting Education, Vol. 14, Issue 3, Fall 1996.

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Awards and Recognition

Research Awards:

2014     College of Business Distinguished Performance in Research

2000     Distinguished Faculty Research Award, The University of Michigan-Dearborn

Teaching Awards:

2016     College of Business Teacher of the Year

2015     Czarnecki Collegiate Professorship (4th appointment)

2014     University of Michigan-Dearborn, Varsity Volleyball, Most Valuable Professor (impact on student athletes)

2011     Presidents Council State Universities of Michigan, Distinguished professor of the Year, University of Michigan- Dearborn nominee

2009     Michigan Association of CPA's Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education

2003     Michigan Association of CPA's Educator of the Year

Service Awards:

2006     American Accounting Association Region's President's Award (Ohio)

History

Member for
1 year 2 months