Professor Miller’s teaching interests focus on financial and managerial accounting an emphasis on decision making, where he is able to combine his practical experience with his research interests.He has taught a variety of MBA, Executive MBA, and PhD programs. In addition to more traditional classroom learning environments, he has had the opportunity to lead groups of MBA students to Guatemala, where students can apply the skills they learn in the classroom to consulting projects. He has received numerous teaching awards during his career.
Prior to becoming an academic, he worked at public accounting and as a finance manager at Procter & Gamble. In particular, he served as a financial analyst in fabric care, a cost analyst in the company’s new business development group, and as a cost forecaster for a several billion dollar segment of the company. During his time at Procter & Gamble he was awarded the Outstanding Achievements in Fabric Care in Finance and Accounting.
His research is focused on measuring managerial talent, management disclosure decisions, and the penalties managers pay for misreporting. His work has been published in several prestigious journals including The Accounting Review, The Journal of Accounting and Economics, Management Science, and The Review of Accounting Studies. He serves as an Associate Editor at Management Science and on the editorial boards at several other prestigious journals. He is also the recipient of the awarded American Accounting Association’s Notable Contribution to the Accounting Literature Award.
In his free time, Brian loves spending time with his wife and kids, traveling, and competing in triathlons.