Stephen Bryan

Accounting and Taxation
Joined Fordham: 2008

General Information:
45 Columbus Avenue, Room 508,
New York, NY 10023

Email: [email protected]

  • Stephen Bryan, Ph.D., is a professor of accounting at Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business.

    Professor Bryan has taught domestically and internationally in multiple venues and has won many teaching awards.

    Professor Bryan has published widely in academic and practitioner journals in accounting and finance. Journals include The Accounting Review; Journal of Business; Journal of Corporate Finance; Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance; Financial Management; Journal of Applied Corporate Finance; Harvard Business Review and CPA Journal. He has authored chapters in The Accountants Handbook and Lessons from the Financial Crisis: Causes, Consequences, and our Economic Future, both published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

    Professor Bryan's Ph.D. is from New York University's Stern School of Business, and his M.B.A. and B.S. are from Baruch College of the City University of New York and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, respectively. Before Fordham, Professor Bryan held tenured faculty positions at Baruch College and at Wake Forest University in North Carolina.

    • Ph.D., Stern School of Business, New York University
    • Master's: M.B.A., Baruch College, City University of New York
    • Bachelor's: B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • “The Equity Mix in Executive Compensation: An Investigation of Cross-Country Differences,” with Robert Nash and Ajay Patel, Journal of Insurance and Financial Management, May 2022 (Vol 6; Issue 4; pages 41-78)
    • “Evolving standards of Fair Value and Acquisition Accounting,” with Steven Lilien, Bharat Sarath, and Yan Yan, Economic Information for Efficient Decision Making, World Scientific Publishing Company, August 2020, Chapter 18, (pages 525-544).
    • “Culture Matters (But Whose Culture Matters More?) Evidence from Intra-Firm Changes in CEO,” with Rob Nash and Ajay Patel, Journal of Financial Management, Volume 1, No. 1, (2017).
    • “The Effect of Cultural Distance on Contracting Decisions: The Case of Executive Compensation,” with Rob Nash and Ajay Patel, Journal of Corporate Finance, Volume 33, August 2015 (pages 180-195).
    • “How Fair Values and Accounting Structures Allow Triple-Counting Income: Implications for Standard Setters, Market Participants, and Academics,” with Steve Lilien, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, Volume 28 Issue 1, January 2013