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D. Eric Hirst
D. Eric Hirst, Ph.D., is the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and John Arch White Professor of Accounting at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He recieved his Ph.D. from the University of Minnisota and M.Acc. and B.A. from the University of Waterloo.
He worked as a Chartered Accountant with experience in public practice. His research on auditor, investor, and analyst judgement has been published in The Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, The Journal of Financial Statement Analysis, Accounting Horizons, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, The International Tax Journal, CA Magazine, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes and others. At UT, Professor Hirst teaches financial accounting and financial statement analysis in the M.B.A. and Executive M.B.A. programs. He has recieved numerous faculty-determined and student-initiated teaching awards at the University of Texas at Austin and INSEAD.