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DepartmentDepartment of Accounting
Professor Nate Sharp teaches and conducts research in the area of financial reporting. His research interests include financial reporting, financial misconduct, financial analysts, corporate disclosure, earnings management, internal and external audit, and fraud risk.
Dr. Sharp's research is published in leading scholarly journals including The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, and Behavioral Research in Accounting. His research has also been discussed in stories by The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, CNBC, Fortune, Forbes, and CFO.com. He was named a Mays Research Fellow in 2012.
At Texas A&M, Dr. Sharp teaches intermediate financial reporting, and he was recently recognized as the 2012-13 Texas A&M University Center for Teaching Excellence Montague Scholar in the Mays Business School. He is also the recipient of the 2012 Ernst & Young Teaching Excellence Award, a 2010 Texas A&M University System Teaching Excellence Award, and he was a 2009 Texas A&M University Fish Camp Namesake. Dr. Sharp received undergraduate (cum laude) and master's degrees in accounting from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management before receiving a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business. Dr. Sharp and his wife, Holly, are the proud parents of five beautiful children.
Ph.D. - University of Texas at Austin, 2007
M.Acc. - Brigham Young University, 2002
B.S., cum laude - Brigham Young University, 2002