Dr. Marshall's research interests center on financial accounting and the capital markets, with a particular emphasis on the communication, dissemination and processing of corporate information and the role of information intermediaries in this process. Broadly speaking, Dr. Marshall's research speaks to the following topics: (i) corporate communication of performance information; (ii) information intermediaries and the processing of information; and (iii) the discretionary decisions of information intermediaries.
Financial accounting and the capital markets, corporate communication of performance information, information intermediaries and the processing of information, discretionary decisions of information intermediaries
BCOR 2203 - Principles of Accounting I
Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022 / Fall 2023
The course builds a basic understanding of how information regarding a firm's resources and obligations is conveyed to decision makers outside the firm. Students will be exposed to both a user-perspective (how to read and analyze financial accounting reports) and a preparer-perspective (how business transactions affect the financial statements). Particular emphasis will be placed on understanding the accounting cycle, or the system with which businesses process and record their business events to create the financial statements. Credit not granted for this course and BCOR 2000, BCOR 2002.
BUSM 2020 - Principles of Accounting
Focuses on the development and interpretation of external financial reports. Topics range from the fundamentals of bookkeeping, to more complex accounting issues such as intangible assets, impairments and stock-based compensation. Degree credit not granted for this course and BUSM 2002.