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Sivaramakrishnan, Shiva

Shiva Sivaramakrishnan

Henry Gardiner Symonds Professor of Accounting

McNair Hall, Room 251

Shiva Sivaramakrishnan is the Henry Gardiner Symonds Professor in Accounting at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University. He joined the Rice faculty in 2012. Prior to his current position, he has held tenured faculty positions at Carnegie Mellon University, Texas A&M University, and the University of Houston. Most recently, he held the Peggy Pittman Eminent Scholar Chair at the Mays Business School, Texas A&M University. Shiva has taught courses in management accounting and financial reporting at undergraduate and graduate levels and in MBA and Executive MBA programs, and has won awards for teaching excellence. He has a coauthored a popular text book on managerial accounting.

Shiva’s research interests span both management accounting and financial reporting areas. In management accounting, his research deals with issues relating to planning and control in organizations. In the financial reporting area, his research relates to the information intermediary role of financial analysts, voluntary disclosure, and earnings management. His work has appeared in premier journals in accounting, finance, management, and information systems and has been awarded for his contributions to management accounting. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory and Review Board of The Accounting Review, and has recently been appointed as a Senior Editor for the “Interface between POM and Accounting” subsection of the Production and Operations Management (POM) Journal.

He received his B. Tech in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, an MBA from Xavier Institute, Jamshedpur, India and a Ph.D. in Accounting and Information Systems from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.