Anthony D. Holder, PhD, CPA, is an associate professor at the University of Denver. He has previously taught at Case Western Reserve University, the University of Toledo and the University of Cincinnati. He also spent a semester teaching in Shanghai, China. He earned his BA in Accountancy at Park University, a Master of Accountancy at Wright State University and a PhD in Accountancy at the University of Cincinnati. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Prior to obtaining his PhD, he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in their auditing and tax departments.
Holder has published many articles in a number of well-respected journals, including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Accounting Horizons, the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Issues in Accounting Education, the American Journal of Business, Advances in Accounting, Managerial Finance, Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, Internal Auditing and the CPA journal. His research interests are wide and varied, including work in the area of financial reporting, accounting standard setting, compensation, managerial incentives, and earnings management, governance, ethics/fraud and information systems.
Holder has taught (at various universities) both undergraduate and graduate accounting and numerous classes including Accounting Information Systems, Financial Accounting, Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Auditing and Managerial Accounting.
He currently lives in Aurora, Colorado, with his wife and son. He enjoys a variety of hobbies and interests including travel, live sporting events and hiking.