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Linda Smith Bamber

Professor Emeritus
Education:
  • PhD, Accounting, The Ohio State University, 1983
  • MBA, Accounting and Marketing, Arizona State University, 1978
  • BS, Accounting, Wake Forest University, 1975
Prior professional positions:
  • Indiana University, Faculty of Accounting, Visiting Associate Professor, 1989 to 1990
  • University of Florida, School of Accounting, Assistant and Associate Professor, 1983 to 1989
  • R. J. Reynolds, RJR Foods, Management Accountant, 1975 to 1977
Awards, Honors and Recognitions:
  • Outstanding Educator Award, American Accounting Association, 2009
  • Hugh Nourse MBA Outstanding Teacher Award, Full-Time MBA Class of 2007, 2007
  • Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2007
  • James Bulloch Award for Innovation in Accounting Education, American Accounting Association, 2007
  • Lily Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Georgia, 2007
  • Advisor’s Award for chairing recipient of the Best Dissertation Award, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section, 2006
  • Howard Teall Innovation in Accounting Education Award, Canadian Academic Accounting, Association, 2006
  • Hugh Nourse MBA Outstanding Teacher Award, Full-Time MBA Class of 2005, 2005
  • Percy B. Yeargen Undergraduate Teacher of the Year, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, J.M. Tull School of Accounting, 2004
  • Finalist for MBA Teacher of the Year, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2004
  • Outstanding Faculty Research Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2001
  • Bronze Medal on CPA Exam, North Carolina Society of CPAs, 1976
Service:
  • University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, MBA Director Search Committee, 2008 – 2008, University
  • University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, 2008 – 2008, University
  • University of Georgia, University Appeals Committee, 1999 – 2002, University
  • University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, J.M. Tull School of Accounting, Coordinator, Workshop Series, 1991 – 2000, University
  • University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Dean Search Committee, 1996 – 1997, University
  • University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Faculty Concerns Committee, 2005 – present, University
  • University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Terry-Sanford Summer Research Grant, Committee, 2005 – present, University
  • American Accounting Association, Chairman, Competitive Manuscript Award, 2009 – 2010, Professional
  • American Accounting Association, Publications Committee, 2007 – 2010, Professional
  • American Accounting Association, Invited Speaker, Doctoral Consortium, 2009 – 2009, Professional
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting Section, Chairman, Best Paper Award, 2007 – 2008, Professional
  • American Accounting Association, Notable Contribution to Accounting Literature Award, Committee, 2005 – 2006, Professional
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting Section, Best Paper Award, 2005 – 2006, Professional
  • American Accounting Association, Invited Speaker, New Faculty Consortium, 1999 – 2005, Professional
  • American Accounting Association, Chairman, Competitive Manuscript Award, Committee, 2003 – 2004, Professional
  • American Accounting Association Financial Accounting and Rep, Steering and Advisory Board, 2002 – 2004, Professional
  • American Accounting Association, Research Advisory Committee, 1996 – 1998, Professional
  • American Accounting Association, Nominations Committee, 1996 – 1997, Professional
  • American Accounting Association, Governing Council, 1995 – 1997, Professional
  • American Accounting Association, Chairman, New Faculty Consortium Committee, 1995 – 1996, Professional
  • American Accounting Association, New Faculty Consortium Group Leader and Speaker, 1991 – 1994, Professional
Research Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  • Voluntary Disclosure
  • Analysts' earnings forecasts
  • Trading volume reactions to earnings announcements

Areas of Expertise

  • Management accounting -- Determining the profitability of products, services, and customers
  • Market reactions to accounting earnings announcements
  • Voluntary corporate disclosure
  • Peer review publication process
Selected Publications:

Journal Articles

  • Linda Bamber, John Jiang, and Isabel Wang. 2010. What's My Style? The Influence of Top Managers on Voluntary Corporate Financial Disclosure. The Accounting Review, (85):1131-1162. 
  • Linda Bamber, Kai Wai Hui, and Eric Yeung. 2010. Managers' EPS Forecasts: Nickeling and Diming the Market?. The Accounting Review, (85):63-95.
  • Linda Bamber, John Jiang, Kathy Petroni, and Isabel Wang. 2010.Comprehensive Income: Who's Afraid of Performance Reporting?.The Accounting Review, (85):97-126. 
  • E. Michael Bamber and Linda S. Bamber. 2009. Discussion of: Mandatory Audit Partner Rotation, Audit Quality, and Market Perceptions: Evidence from Taiwan. Contemporary Accounting Research, ( Vol. 20, No. 2):393-402. 
  • Mark Dawkins, Neil Bhattacharya, and Linda Bamber. 2007.Systematic Share Price Fluctuations after Bankruptcy Filings and the Investors who Drive Them . Journal Of Financial & Quantitative Analysis, (42):399-419. 
  • E.M. Bamber and L.S. Bamber. 2006. Using 10-K Reports Brings Management Accounting to Life!. Issues In Accounting Education, (21):267-290. 
  • Linda Bamber, Ted Christensen, and Ken Gaver. 2000. Do We Really 'Know' What We Think We Know? A Case Study of Seminal Research and its Subsequent Overgeneralization  . Accounting, Organizations, And Society, (25):103-129. 
  • Linda Bamber, Orie Barron, Tom Stober. 1999. Differential Interpretations and Trading Volume. Journal Of Financial And Quantitative Analysis:369-386.
  • Linda Bamber and Youngsoon Cheon. 1998. Discretionary Management Earnings Forecast Disclosures: Antecedents and Consequences of Forecast Venue and Forecast Specificity Choices .Journal Of Accounting Research:167-190. 
  • Mark Dawkins and Linda Bamber. 1998. Does the Medium Matter? The Relations Among Bankruptcy Petition Filings, Broadtape Disclosure, and the Timing of Price Reactions. Journal Of Finance:1149-1163. 
  • Linda Bamber, Orie Barron, Tom Stober. 1997. Trading Volume and Different Aspects of Disagreement Coincident with Earnings Announcements . The Accounting Review:575-597. 
  • Linda Bamber and Youngsoon Cheon. 1995. Differential Price and Volume Reactions to Accounting Earnings Announcements. The Accounting Review:417-441. 
  • Rowland Atiase and Linda Bamber. 1994. Trading Volume Reactions to Annual Earnings Announcements: The Incremental Role of Information Asymmetry. Journal Of Accounting And Economics:309-329. 
  • E. Michael Bamber, Linda Bamber, and Michael Schoderbek. 1993.Audit Structure and Other Determinants of Audit Report Lag: An Empirical Analysis. &Nbsp;:1-23. 
  • Linda Bamber. 1987. Unexpected Earnings, Firm Size, and Trading Volume Around Quarterly Earnings Announcements. The Accounting Review:510-532. 
  • Linda Bamber. 1986. The Information Content of Annual Earnings Announcements: A Trading Volume Approach. Journal Of Accounting Research:40-56.

Books

  • Linda Smith Bamber, Karen Braun, and W. Thomas Harrison. 2007.Managerial Accounting. Prentice Hall.
  • Charles Horngren, W. Thomas Harrison, and Linda Bamber. 2005.Accounting. Prentice Hall, (Sixth Edition).

Working Papers

  • Linda Bamber, Orie Barron, and Doug Stevens. 2012. Trading Volume around Earnings Announcements and Other Financial Reports: Theory, Research Design, Empirical Evidence, and Directions for Future Research. Working Paper.

Articles Featuring Linda Smith Bamber