Dan Russomanno

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
Corporate governance
Executive accountants

Dan joined the Dhaliwal-Reidy School of Accountancy after earning his PhD in Business Administration and Accounting from Penn State. He is a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA) and a licensed CPA in Arizona. Dan worked for PwC, Barclays Capital and Goldman Sachs. Dan won the Most Valuable Professor award in 2021 (graduate; tenure-track). He currently teaches intermediate financial accounting (ACCT 400C), and a graduate level activity-based course on innovation in accounting and auditing (ACCT 532). Dan’s current research focuses on corporate governance, financial reporting, and audit quality. His research has been published by leading academic journals in accounting and management (e.g., The Accounting Review and Management Science). Dan’s passionate about supporting his students, producing top-tier research, and contributing to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Southern Arizona.


  • ACCT 400C, Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 532, Innovations & Simulations in Accounting & Auditing


  • Ashraf, M., Michas, P. N., & Russomanno, D. (2020). The impact of audit committee information technology expertise on the reliability and timeliness of financial reporting. The Accounting Review95(5), 23-56.doi: https://doi.org/10.2308/accr-52622
  • Rhodes, A., & Russomanno, D. (2021). Executive accountants and the reliability of financial reporting. Management Science67(7), 4475-4504. doi: https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2020.3697

Professional Associations

  • American Accounting Association
  • Licensed CPA in Arizona

Awards and Honors

  • Most Valuable Professor (Graduate; Tenure-Track) – Dhaliwal-Reidy School of Accountancy [2021]
  • 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]


  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 2014
  • BA, Villanova University