SCRANTON — The University of Scranton accounting professors Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., Brian Carpenter, Ph.D., and Daniel Mahoney, Ph.D. received the Institute of Management Accountants’ Lybrand Gold Medal for the article “The Continuing Saga of Goodwill Accounting.” The manuscript was published in the fall 2015 edition of Management Accounting Quarterly.
This is the third consecutive year a manuscript authored by the three professors received a Lybrand Medal. In 2014, the article “New Rules for Lessee Accounting: A Summary of the Lessee Provisions of Accounting Standards Update” received the Lybrand Bronze Medal. Last year, the manuscript “Operation Broken Gate: The SEC Holding Gatekeepers Accountable” by Boyle, Carpenter, Mahoney and Scranton Accounting Professor James Boyle, D.B.A., received the Institute of Management Accountants’ Lybrand Silver Medal.
In addition to this year’s gold medal, a manuscript entitled “The SEC Whistleblower Program Expands Focus: Retaliatory Behavior, Confidentiality Agreements, and Compliance Personnel” by Mahoney, James Boyle and Carpenter received a 2016 Lybrand Certificate of Merit. This article was published in the March 2016 issue of Strategic Finance.
Carpenter, of South Abington Township, holds a MBA from The University of Scranton as well as a bachelor’s degree and doctorate in accounting from the Pennsylvania State University. A Certified Management Accountant, he has received teaching and research awards, including the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Outstanding Educator Award, the Society of Accounting Students’ Outstanding Educator award, the University of Scranton CASE Professor of the Year award, Scranton’s Alpha Sigma Nu University Award for Teaching Excellence, the Kania School of Management’s Scholarship Award, the University’s Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award and the University’s Excellence in Scholarly Publications Award, as well as best paper awards from various national and international accounting and business conferences.
He has authored textbooks, handbooks and journal articles, and is involved in ongoing research projects involving financial accounting, auditing and pedagogical topics.