Dan Russomanno

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Dan Russomanno

McClelland Hall 301W
1130 E. Helen St.
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

  • Auditing and financial reporting
  • Executive accountants
  • Corporate governance


PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 2014

BA, Villanova University

Dan Russomanno joined the Eller College of Management in 2014 after earning his PhD in Business Administration and Accounting from Pennsylvania State University. In addition to his teaching experience, he worked as a senior associate for PricewaterhouseCoopers, as an assistant vice president for Lehman Brothers and as an assistant vice president for Barclays Capital. His current research focuses on corporate governance matters impacting financial reporting. He is also a member of the American Accounting Association and a licensed CPA in Arizona.


  • ACCT 532 Audit Simulation


  • Ashraf, M., P.N. Michas, and D. Russomanno. 2019. The Impact of Audit Committee Information Technology Expertise on the Reliability and Timeliness of Financial Reporting. The Accounting Review (forthcoming).
  • Rhodes, A., and D. Russomanno. 2020. Executive Accountants and the Reliability of Financial Reporting. Management Science (forthcoming).

Working Papers

  • The Impact of Air Pollution on Audit Quality within the United States (with Jade Huayu Chen, Paul Michas and Wenzi Zhuang). Under review at The Accounting Review.
  • The Interplay between Auditor Office Size and Executive Accountants in Mitigating Restatements (with Paul Michas and Adrienne C. Rhodes).
  • Audit Partner Shared Industry Knowledge and Audit Quality (with Paul Michas and Meiling Zhao).
  • Audit Outcomes of Initiating a Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) Position (dissertation).

Professional Associations

  • American Accounting Association
  • Licensed CPA in Arizona

Awards and Honors

  • Eller College of Management Research Grant [2018]
  • J. Kenneth and Nancy N. Jones Scholarship [2009-2013]
  • Jane O. Burns Graduate Scholarship [2010, 2013]
  • G. Kenneth Nelson Scholarship [2013]
  • The Frank P. and Mary Jean Smeal Endowment Fund Scholarship [2010-2012]
  • Donald M. and Regina Harrison Graduate Scholarship [2010-2012]
  • Smeal Competitive Doctoral Research Grant [2011-2012]