Linda Smith Bamber

J.M. Tull Chair of Accounting

Office
249 Brooks Hall
310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602
Phone Numbers
Work 706-542-3501
Email Address

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
PhD
  • Accounting
The Ohio State University
1983
MBA
  • Accounting and Marketing
Arizona State University
1978
BS
  • Accounting
Wake Forest University
1975

Research Interests

  • Voluntary Disclosure
  • Analysts' earnings forecasts
  • Trading volume reactions to earnings announcements

Areas of Expertise

  • Management accounting -- Determining the profitability of products, services, and customers
  • Market reactions to accounting earnings announcements
  • Peer review publication process
  • Voluntary corporate disclosure

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
Indiana University
Faculty of Accounting
Visiting Associate Professor 1989 to 1990
University of Florida
School of Accounting
Assistant and Associate Professor 1983 to 1989
R. J. Reynolds
RJR Foods
Management Accountant 1975 to 1977

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Outstanding Educator Award
American Accounting Association
2009
Hugh Nourse MBA Outstanding Teacher Award
Full-Time MBA Class of 2007
2007
Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
2007
James Bulloch Award for Innovation in Accounting Education
American Accounting Association
2007
Lily Senior Teaching Fellow
University of Georgia
2007
Advisor’s Award for chairing recipient of the Best Dissertation Award
Financial Accounting and Reporting Section
2006
Howard Teall Innovation in Accounting Education Award
Canadian Academic Accounting Association
2006
Hugh Nourse MBA Outstanding Teacher Award
Full-Time MBA Class of 2005
2005
Percy B. Yeargen Undergraduate Teacher of the Year
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
J.M. Tull School of Accounting
2004
Finalist for MBA Teacher of the Year
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
2004
Outstanding Faculty Research Award
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
2001
Bronze Medal on CPA Exam
North Carolina Society of CPAs
1976

Editorial Appointments

Position Name of Journal Year(s)
Editorial Board
Journal of Business, Finance, and Accounting
2009 -
Editorial Board
The Accounting Review
2008 - 2013
Managing Editor
The Accounting Review
1999 - 2002
Associate Editor
Accounting Horizons
1994 - 1997

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
MBA Director Search Committee 2008 - 2008 University
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Outstanding Teaching Award Committee 2008 - 2008 University
University of Georgia
University Appeals Committee 1999 - 2002 University
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
J.M. Tull School of Accounting
Coordinator, Workshop Series 1991 - 2000 University
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Dean Search Committee 1996 - 1997 University
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Faculty Concerns Committee 2005 - University
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Terry-Sanford Summer Research Grant Committee 2005 - University
American Accounting Association
Chairman, Competitive Manuscript Award 2009 - 2010 Professional
American Accounting Association
Publications Commitee 2007 - 2010 Professional
American Accounting Association
Invited Speaker, Doctoral Consortium 2009 - 2009 Professional
Financial Accounting and Reporting Section
Chairman, Best Paper Award 2007 - 2008 Professional
American Accounting Association
Notable Contribution to Accounting Literature Award Committee 2005 - 2006 Professional
Financial Accounting and Reporting Section
Best Paper Award 2005 - 2006 Professional
American Accounting Association
Invited Speaker, New Faculty Consortium 1999 - 2005 Professional
American Accounting Association
Chairman, Competitive Manuscript Award Committee 2003 - 2004 Professional
American Accounting Association Financial Accounting and Rep
Steering and Advisory Board 2002 - 2004 Professional
American Accounting Association
Research Advisory Committee 1996 - 1998 Professional
American Accounting Association
Nominations Committee 1996 - 1997 Professional
American Accounting Association
Governing Council 1995 - 1997 Professional
American Accounting Association
Chairman, New Faculty Consortium Committee 1995 - 1996 Professional
American Accounting Association
New Faculty Consortium Group Leader and Speaker 1991 - 1994 Professional

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Linda Bamber, John Jiang, and Isabel Wang. 2010. What's My Style? The Influence of Top Managers on Voluntary Corporate Financial Disclosure. The Accounting Review, (85):1131-1162.
  • Linda Bamber, Kai Wai Hui, and Eric Yeung. 2010. Managers' EPS Forecasts: Nickeling and Diming the Market?. The Accounting Review, (85):63-95.
  • Linda Bamber, John Jiang, Kathy Petroni, and Isabel Wang. 2010. Comprehensive Income: Who's Afraid of Performance Reporting?. The Accounting Review, (85):97-126.
  • E. Michael Bamber and Linda S. Bamber. 2009. Discussion of: Mandatory Audit Partner Rotation, Audit Quality, and Market Perceptions: Evidence from Taiwan. Contemporary Accounting Research, ( Vol. 20, No. 2):393-402.
  • Mark Dawkins, Neil Bhattacharya, and Linda Bamber. 2007. Systematic Share Price Fluctuations after Bankruptcy Filings and the Investors who Drive Them . Journal Of Financial & Quantitative Analysis, (42):399-419.
  • E.M. Bamber and L.S. Bamber. 2006. Using 10-K Reports Brings Management Accounting to Life!. Issues In Accounting Education, (21):267-290.
  • Linda Bamber, Ted Christensen, and Ken Gaver. 2000. Do We Really 'Know' What We Think We Know? A Case Study of Seminal Research and its Subsequent Overgeneralization . Accounting, Organizations, And Society, (25):103-129.
  • Linda Bamber, Orie Barron, Tom Stober. 1999. Differential Interpretations and Trading Volume. Journal Of Financial And Quantitative Analysis:369-386.
  • Linda Bamber and Youngsoon Cheon. 1998. Discretionary Management Earnings Forecast Disclosures: Antecedents and Consequences of Forecast Venue and Forecast Specificity Choices . Journal Of Accounting Research:167-190.
  • Mark Dawkins and Linda Bamber. 1998. Does the Medium Matter? The Relations Among Bankruptcy Petition Filings, Broadtape Disclosure, and the Timing of Price Reactions. Journal Of Finance:1149-1163.
  • Linda Bamber, Orie Barron, Tom Stober. 1997. Trading Volume and Different Aspects of Disagreement Coincident with Earnings Announcements . The Accounting Review:575-597.
  • Linda Bamber and Youngsoon Cheon. 1995. Differential Price and Volume Reactions to Accounting Earnings Announcements. The Accounting Review:417-441.
  • Rowland Atiase and Linda Bamber. 1994. Trading Volume Reactions to Annual Earnings Announcements: The Incremental Role of Information Asymmetry. Journal Of Accounting And Economics:309-329.
  • E. Michael Bamber, Linda Bamber, and Michael Schoderbek. 1993. Audit Structure and Other Determinants of Audit Report Lag: An Empirical Analysis. &Nbsp;:1-23.
  • Linda Bamber. 1987. Unexpected Earnings, Firm Size, and Trading Volume Around Quarterly Earnings Announcements. The Accounting Review:510-532.
  • Linda Bamber. 1986. The Information Content of Annual Earnings Announcements: A Trading Volume Approach. Journal Of Accounting Research:40-56.

Working Papers

  • Linda Bamber, Orie Barron, and Doug Stevens. 2012. Trading Volume around Earnings Announcements and Other Financial Reports: Theory, Research Design, Empirical Evidence, and Directions for Future Research. Working Paper.

Books

  • Linda Smith Bamber, Karen Braun, and W. Thomas Harrison. 2007. Managerial Accounting. Prentice Hall.
  • Charles Horngren, W. Thomas Harrison, and Linda Bamber. 2005. Accounting. Prentice Hall, (Sixth Edition).