Betty Chavis Ph.D.

Director, Center for Corporate Reporting and Governance
Betty Chavis, Ph.D., is a Professor of Accounting and serves as the Chair of the Department of Accounting at California State University, Fullerton. Dr. Chavis teaches and conducts research in the areas of financial accounting and reporting, international accounting, and financial statement analysis. She was an Accounting Academic Fellow with the SEC in the Division of Corporation Finance in Washington, D.C. in 2001-2002. 

Professor Chavis received her Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Southern California. In addition to the current Share-Based Compensation research, Dr. Chavis is actively researching convergence issues between US GAAP and IFRS. Her research has been published in several academic journals including the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. She has also presented seminars on US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley regulation, SEC reporting and International Financial Reporting in the United Kingdom, Germany and China.

Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Southern California
M.Acc., Financial Accounting, University of Denver 
B.S.E., Education, Kent State University

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
5109 T.M. Accounting for Share-Based Compensation (co-author)