Benjamin P. Foster, PhDProfessor, Accountancy
Dr. Foster received his PhD in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and his MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to joining the University of Louisville, Dr. Foster taught at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has published numerous research articles in top accounting and business journals, and his research interests include financial accounting, auditing, and corporate governance.
Dr. Foster also serves on the editorial board of several accounting journals and is an active member of the American Accounting Association.
- PhD (Business Administration) University of Tennessee
- MBA Murray State University
- BA (Accounting) Kentucky Wesleyan College
Awards & Honors
The CPA Journal
University of Louisville
Recent Research & Publications
Manufacturer’s Reporting of Abnormal Excess Capacity Costs: Evidence from COVID-19 Disruption and Suggestions for the FutureJournal of Accounting, Ethics and Public Policy . October 25, 2022
SUSTAINABILITY STANDARD SETTING: DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AS AN EXAMPLECost Management. September 1, 2022
Do Diversity and Inclusion Words in 10-Ks Reflect Corporate Value?International Journal of Management and Applied Science. July 1, 2022
For public manufacturing companies: Did application of the paycheck protection program match public perception?Internal Auditing. January 31, 2022
A research note on textual disclosures about blockchain technology in 10-KsJournal of Accounting, Ethics and Public Policy. January 30, 2022