Dr. Timothy Doupnik
Dr. Doupnik is a Vice Provost of the University of South Carolina and a Professor of Accounting. As Vice Provost, he is responsible for coordinating and advancing the University’s international activities. He also chairs committees responsible for enhancing classroom quality and making space allocation recommendations.
Dr. Doupnik received a B.S. in business administration from California State University, Fullerton and an M.S. and Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He joined the faculty in the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina in 1982. He chaired the task force that led to the creation of the International MBA (Europe) program, a joint venture between USC and the Vienna University of Economics, and served as academic director of the program from 1993-1999. He served as academic director of the Master of Accountancy program in the Moore School from 1999-2003, and as chair of the School of Accounting from 2003-2010.
Dr. Doupnik’s research has focused primarily on international accounting issues. He has published papers on topics such as foreign currency translation, geographic segment reporting, the international classification of accounting systems, the impact of culture on financial reporting, and the Brazilian system of monetary correction. His articles have appeared in a number of scholarly journals and he is the author of two research monographs published by the Financial Accounting Standards Board. In an article published in the International Journal of Accounting in 1999, he ranked first in authorship of international accounting research over the period 1980-1996. He is the lead author of International Accounting and the co-author of Advanced Accounting, both textbooks.
Dr. Doupnik’s teaching interests are in the areas of financial and international accounting. He has taught international accounting courses at the University of South Carolina and as a guest professor at universities in several other countries. In 1989, he participated in the National Science Foundation’s Chinese University Development Project at Xiamen University, China by teaching a course in International Accounting and providing consultation to accounting professors from across China. Dr. Doupnik is a two-time recipient of the Alfred G. Smith Excellence in Teaching Award in the Moore School of Business.
Dr. Doupnik has served as ad hoc reviewer, editorial review board member, associate editor, and editor for a number of journals in accounting and international business. He is a past president of the International Section of the American Accounting Association and received the Section’s Outstanding International Accounting Educator award in 2008. He currently serves on the Board of the European Accounting Association.