Dr. Cynthia Tollerson

Title: 
Assistant Professor
Office Location: 
GSBM 540
Phone: 
443-885-3881
Email: 
cynthia.tollerson@morgan.edu
Education:

Ph.D. University of Houston - Accounting (Economics minor), 2012
M.B.A. University of Colorado - Finance, 1977
B.S. University of Colorado - Accounting, 1976

Education:

Ph.D. University of Houston - Accounting (Economics minor), 2012
M.B.A. University of Colorado - Finance, 1977
B.S. University of Colorado - Accounting, 1976

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Dr. Cynthia D. Tollerson is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Morgan State University. She earned a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Houston and a MBA with an emphasis in finance and a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Colorado. She has practiced as a certified public accountant and worked in accounting, finance, and strategic planning for Fortune 500 companies. Her research interests include decision usefulness, segment reporting, financial disclosures and survey studies. She has published in the International Journal of Accounting, Journal of Finance and Accounting, and the Journal of Management Policy and Practice.


Research Interests

Corporate governance, decision-context frameworks, decision usefulness, hybrid securities, investors, materiality, segment disclosures, surveys, sustainability, theory development, theory testing

Publications

2018    Tollerson, C. D., Chin, W. W., & Gamble, G. O. Fundamental-equity investors' decision-context framework and employment taxonomy. Journal of Management Policy and Practice 19(3), 50-73.

2017    Tollerson, C. D., Chin, W. W., Gamble, G. O., Murray, M. J., & Chang, C. Segment data decision-usefulness model: An exploration. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 17(8), 71-96.                                                                                          

2008    Gamble, G., Geddie, M. F., Noland, T., & Tollerson, C. D. An analysis and comparison of bankers' perceptions of stock options in 1999 and 2005. Academy of Banking Studies Journal, 7(1/2), 25-41.  

2005    Gamble, G. O., Geddie, M. F., Noland, T. R., & Tollerson, C. Bankers' perceptions of stock dividends. International Finance and Accounting, 42(2).  

1996    Gamble, G. O., Hsu, K., Jackson, C., & Tollerson, C. D. Environmental disclosures in annual reports: An international perspective. The International Journal of Accounting, 31(3), 293-331. Number of Google Scholar database citations: 197 (as of 2-3-2019).