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Steven Orpurt

Clinical Associate Professor
School of Accountancy

Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 873606
Tempe, AZ 85287-3606

Phone: 480-965-2393
Fax: 480-965-8392
Email: Steven.Orpurt@asu.edu
Steven Orpurt

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Job Title(s)
Clinical Associate Professor of Accounting

Associate Director, School of Accountancy;

PhD, University of Chicago, 2004; MBA, University of Chicago, 1989; BS Accounting, Indiana University, 1983;

Research Areas
Analyst attributes; direct method presentation of cash flows ;

Recent Consulting

Current Projects
How not to misinterpret ROE; A review of research on the direct method statement of cash flows;

Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2012-present. University of Chicago: Summer 2012. Visiting Assistant Professor. Purdue University: 2008-09 and 2011-12. Visiting Assistant Professor. Pepperdine University: 2010-11. Assistant Professor. Singapore Management University: 2004-2009. Assistant Professor.

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
American Accounting Association International Section Outstanding Dissertation of the Year, 2004;

Best Newcomer School of Accountancy Teaching Award 2005 and 2006, Singapore Management University; Outstanding Teaching Assistant to the Executive MBA's North America 2002, Europe 2002-05, Asia 2004;

Professional Leadership
Associate, Analysis Group, Boston; Portfolio Manager, Franklin Resources, Inc. (Franklin Templeton Group of Mutual Funds); Litigation Consultant; Faculty Member, UNext.com; Senior Auditor and (now former) CPA, KPMG;

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Title, Organization Separate with ;

Representative Publications
"Do Direct Cash Flow Disclosures Help Predict Future Operating Cash Flows and Earnings?" The Accounting Review, 2009.

"A Review of Academic Research onthe Reporting of Cash Flows from Operations" with Jeffrey Hales, Accounting Horizons, 2013.




ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

ACC 591 - Seminar
A small class emphasizing discussion, presentations by students, and written research papers.

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