Wanda Wallace

Wanda A. Wallace, Ph.D., is the John N. Dalton Professor of Business, Emerita, at the College of William and Mary. Professor Wallace has also been a member of the faculty at the University of Rochester, Southern Methodist University (as The Marilyn R. and Leo F. Corrigan, Jr. Trustee Professor), and Texas A & M University (as The Deborah D. Shelton Systems Professor of Accounting). Dr. Wallace has received the Wildman Gold Medal awarded to the most significant literary contribution to the advancement of public accounting over a three-year period by the American Accounting Association (AAA) and Deloitte. She has been awarded a Certificate of Distinguished Performance on the Certified Management Accounting Examination and the Highest Achievement Award on the international Certified Internal Auditor Examination.

Dr. Wallace was selected in 1998 to receive the Virginia Society of CPAs Outstanding Accounting Educator Award. She was selected as the recipient of the Association of Government Accountants' 2002 Cornelius Tierney/Ernst & Young Research Award. She has served on more than a dozen editorial boards for national and/or international journals, and as AAA Vice President, an officer in the AAA's Auditing Section, Chair of the AAA's Government and Nonprofit section, a member of the Board of Regents of the Institute of Internal Auditors, and AAA's Visiting Distinguished Faculty member of the Doctoral Consortium, New Faculty Consortium, and Senior Faculty Consortium. Dr. Wallace has been a visiting scholar at a number of domestic and international universities, including The University of Manchester in England and the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen, Norway. Dr. Wallace has provided expert testimony regarding statistical sampling, statistical analysis, surveys, research methods, auditing, market competition, modeling and econometrics, systems and control processes, accounting, finance and valuation, distribution systems, intellectual property, economics, and business operations. 

Dr. Wallace joined the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council that advises the Financial Accounting Standards Board in 1991, and served through 1995. At the invitation of Charles A. Bowsher, then U.S. Comptroller General, Dr. Wallace served on the Government Auditing Standards Advisory Council from 1991 through 1996. In 2003, she served on the Governmental Accounting Standards Board's Advisory Committee for its Asset Impairment Project. Dr. Wallace consults with national and international firms, and has authored over 50 books and monographs, including Mastery of the Financial Accounting Research System (FARS) Through Cases, Accounting for Stock-Based Compensation, and Internal Controls Guide. Dr. Wallace has also authored more than 250 articles in such journals as Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, European Management Journal, Accounting Review, and Journal of Accounting Research.