Associate Professor in Accounting; Penn State - Smeal College of Business
Professor White is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the Smeal College of Business. Before joining Smeal in 2014, he spent six years at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Accounting (three years as Ernst &Young Faculty Fellow), where he taught in the BBA, MBA and PhD programs and was nominated for the 2013-14 Teaching Excellence Award for Full-Time MBA Program. Professor White earned his PhD from Penn State in 2007. While in the PhD program, he taught introductory and intermediate level undergraduate accounting courses, for which he received the Dillwyn P. Paiste, III Award for Excellence in Teaching (Smeal College of Business Award) in 2006 and was nominated for the Ossian R. MacKenzie Doctoral Teaching Award in 2004. Before entering academia,Professor White worked in public accounting as an auditor in the late 1990s, first with Deloitte & Touche LLP, then with Pearce, Beville, Leesburg and Moore LLP. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).