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Awards / Honors

Bill Rankin listed among world's top professors


Accounting Department head recognized for contributions to experimental managerial accounting.

Bill RankinBrigham Young University recently recognized Bill Rankin, head of the Colorado State University College of Business Department of Accounting, as one of the top professors in the world in the field of experimental managerial accounting.

The ranking system, which is based upon the number of publications in the topical and/or methodology areas, lists Rankin as second in the world in two of the experimental categories, and fourth in the world in the third category.

The ranking took into account eight of Rankin’s many scholarly articles, which have appeared in important accounting publications such as The Journal of Management Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, and the Review of Accounting Studies since 1998.

Rankin received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in 1988, and his Ph.D. in accounting from Texas A&M University in 1999. He was the recipient of the Best Research Paper award from the  Western Region American Accounting Association in 2000.

The College of Business is proud of Rankin and his many achievements. Rankin is a dedicated professor and researcher who demonstrates the college’s commitment to providing students the best education possible.

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