Daniel Brickner

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Professor of Accounting

Accounting, Finance, & Information Systems

120 Hill


[email protected]


  • Ph.D. Kent State University
  • MBA Kent State University
  • BBA Cleveland State University

Professional Summary

Dr. Brickner teaches courses in financial accounting and financial statement auditing. His research has also focused on those areas in addition to accounting education. Among the awards that he has received since coming to EMU include the 2010 Accounting Teaching Excellence Award, presented by the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants; the College of Business’ Service Excellence Award in 2007 (EMU); the Alumni Association’s Teaching Excellence Award in 2005 (EMU); and the College of Business’ Teaching Excellence Award in 2004 (EMU).

Dr. Brickner’s research has been published in journals such as Issues in Accounting Education, the Journal of Accountancy, the Journal of Education for Business, and the Journal of Business and Economics Research. He has presented his research at a number of academic conferences and he has served as a paper reviewer, discussant, and moderator for regional conferences of the American Accounting Association. In addition, he has served as a reviewer for several financial accounting textbooks. Dr. Brickner is a Certified Public Accountant, and prior to coming to EMU, he worked as an auditor in the Cleveland office of Ernst Young.

Courses Taught

  • ACC 240 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACC 241 Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • ACC 296 The Accounting Cycle and Profession

  • ACC 499 Three Credit Independent Study

  • ACC 501 Accounting Principles

  • ACC 567 Professional Auditing

Research Interests & Projects

Auditing, financial reporting, financial accounting.

Selected Publications

"Providing an Applied-Learning Exercise in Teaching Fraud Detection: A Case of Academic Partnering with IRS Criminal Investigation," (co-authored), Issues in Accounting Education, 2010.

"Using Fundamental Analysis of Financial Information to Explain Unexpected Market Behavior," (co-authored), Global Business and Economics Review, 2007.

"Double-Teaming In Excel," (co-authored), Journal of Accountancy, 2005.

"Teaching the Indirect Method of the Statement of Cash Flows in Introductory Financial Accounting: A Comprehensive, Problem-Based Approach," (co-authored), Journal of Education for Business, 2004.

"SAS 99: Another Implement for the Fraud Examiner's Toolbox," (co-authored), The White Paper, 2003.

"An Analysis of Factors Impacting the Value-Relevance of SFAS No. 107 Fair Value Disclosures," Journal of Business and Economics Research, 2003.
Certified Public Accountant