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2013 Faculty Publications & Grants

Abrahams, A. S., J. Jiao, G. A. Wang, and Weiguo Fan, "Vehicle Defect Discovery from Social Media," Decision Support Systems, 54(1) pp. 87-97, 2012.

Abrahams, Alan and Reza Barkhi, “Concept Comparison Engines: A New Frontier of Search,” Decision Support Systems, Vol. 54, Issue 2, (2013), pp. 904-918.

Abrahams, Alan, Eloise Coupey, Eva Zhong, Reza Barkhi, and Pete Manasantivongs, “Audience Targeting by B-to-B Advertisement Classification: A Neural Network Approach,” Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 40, Issue 8, (2013), pp. 2777-2791.

Bélanger, France, 2012, “Theorizing in Information Systems using Focus Groups,” Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 17:2, pp. 109-135.

Bélanger, France and L. Carter, 2012, “Digitizing Government Interactions with Constituents: An Historical Review of E-government Research in Information Systems,” Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 13:5, Article 1,

Bélanger, France, M. B. Watson-Manheim, and B. Swan, 2012, “A Multilevel Conceptual Model of Telecommuting, Behaviour and Information Technology,” 31, pp. 1-23,

Bhattacharjee, Sudip, M. Maletta, and K. Moreno. 2013, “Auditors' Judgment Errors When Working on Multiple Tasks and in Multiple Client Environments: A Research Summary and Practice Implications,” Current Issues in Auditing, Volume 7 (1): P1-P8.

Bhattacharjee, Sudip, K. K. Moreno, and T. Riley, 2012, “The Interplay of Interpersonal Affect and Source Reliability on Auditors’ Inventory Judgments,” Contemporary Accounting Research, Volume 29 (4), pp. 1087–1108.

Carter, Lemuria and France Bélanger, 2012, “Internet Voting: Increasing Political Participation through Technological and Political Factors,” Database for Advances in Information Systems, 43:3, pp. 26-46.

Cloyd, C. Bryan, Brian Spilker, and David Wood, “The Effects of Supervisory Advice on Tax Professionals’ Information Search Behaviors,” Advances in Taxation, 20 (2012), pp. 135-158.

Cloyd, C. Bryan and Connie Weaver, “Engaging Students in the Politics of Tax Policy: The Tax Attitudes Survey Project,” Journal of Accounting Education, 30 (2012), pp. 22-34.

Crabtree, Aaron D. and John J. Maher, “Credit Ratings, Cost of Debt, and Internal Control Disclosures: a Comparison of SOX 302 and SOX 404,” Journal of Applied Business Research, Volume 28, Number 5 September/October 2012, pp. 885-902.

Garner, D. P., D. Henderson III, Steven D. Sheetz, and B. S. Trinkle, “Understanding the Different Levels of XBRL Adoption”, Strategic Finance/Management Accounting Quarterly, Winter 2012.

Kavanaugh, Andrea L., Edward A. Fox, Steven D. Sheetz, Seungwon Yang, Lin Tzy Li, Donald J. Shoemaker, Apostol Natsev, and Lexing Xie. "Social Media Use by Government: From the Routine to the Critical." Government Information Quarterly (2012).

Lin, H., Linda Wallace, and M. Cefaratti, (2012). “Enterprise Risk Management, COBIT, and ISO 27002: A Conceptual Analysis”, Internal Auditing. 27 (2), pp. 3-12.

Lin, H. and Weiguo Fan, “Examining Commitment in Electronic Knowledge Repository Usage,” Journal of Computer Information Systems, 52(4), pp. 88-97, 2012.

Liu, X., G. A. Wang, A. Johri, M., Zhou, and Weiguo Fan, "Harnessing Global Expertise: A Comparative Study of Expertise Profiling Methods for Online Communities," Information Systems Frontiers, September, 2012. DOI 10.1007/s10796-012-9385-6.

Luo, Jie and John Brozovsky, “Lean Accounting and Information Adjustment in Efficient Industries?” Contemporary Issues in Accounting Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-14.

Luo, Jie, Ruixue Du and John Brozovsky, “In this Together: The Profession and Higher Education,” Disclosures, Jan/Feb 2013, pp. 24-27.

Mansi, Sattar, W. Maxwell, and A. Zhang, “Bankruptcy Prediction Models and the Cost of Debt,” Journal of Fixed Income, 21, March 2012, pp. 25-42.

Oler, Mitchell J., “When Adaptation is NOT the Option: Does the ERC Attenuate When Firms are Less Likely to Use the Adaptation Option?” Accounting and Finance Research, Volume 1, Issue 2, 2012, page 200-206.

Oler, Mitchell J. and Todd White, “The Effects of Volatility on the Earnings-Return Relation of Institutional vs. Individual Owners, International Research Journal of Applied Finance, Volume 4, Issue 2, February 2013, page 206-219.

Oler, Mitchell J. and W. Eugene Seago, “Romney’s Effective Rate on Capital Gains From Corporate Stock, Vol. 137, Tax Notes, No. 2, (October 8, 2012), pp. 205-207.

Popova, Velina, (2013) "Exploration of Skepticism, Client-Specific Experiences, and Audit Judgments,” Managerial Auditing Journal, Vol. 28 Iss: 2, pp.140 – 160.

Ross, Di and Bill Deck, “Student Guide to Ethical Self-Marketing: How to Ethically Appeal to an Ethical Employer,” B-Quest (peer reviewed), 2012, Pedagogy section.

Seago, W. Eugene and Debra A. Salbador, “The De Minimis Expensing Option Under the Section 263 Temporary Regulations,” Journal of Taxation, December 2012, Vol. 117, No. 6, pp. 292-300.

Seago, W. Eugene and Edward Schnee, “Capitalization of Interest on Associated Property – Regulations Beyond the Treasury’s Dominion,” Vol. 117, Journal of Taxation, No. 3(September 2012), pp. 133-141.

Seago, W. Eugene, Edward Schnee, and Kenneth Orbach “Basis Calculations for Real Partners,” Vol. 136 Tax Notes No. 4 (July 23, 2012), pp. 415-429.

Seago, W. Eugene, Kenneth Orbach, and Edward Schnee, “Working With the Unearned Income Medicare Tax,” Vol. 118 Journal of Taxation, No. 3, (March 2013), pp. 108-1118.

Wang, G. A., J. Jiao, A. S. Abrahams, Weiguo Fan, and Z. Zhang, "ExpertRank: A Topic-Aware Expert Finding Algorithm for Online Knowledge Communities," Decision Support Systems, 54(3), pp. 1442-1451, 2013.

Xia, Junwei and John Brozovsky, “Residential Solar Voltaic Solutions: A Case from North Carolina,” Oil Gas and Energy Quarterly, Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 711-729.

Xu, Heng, R. E. Crossler, and France Bélanger, 2012, “A Value Sensitive Design Investigation of Privacy-Enhancing Tools in Web Browsers,” Decision Support Systems, 54, pp. 424-433.

Yan, X., L. Zhai, and Weiguo Fan, "C-Index: A Weighted Network Node Centrality Measure for Collaboration Competence,” Journal of Informetrics, 7(1), pp. 223-239, 2013.

Grants Awarded

Barkhi, Reza, PricewaterhouseCoopers Grant for Master’s Program Design Enhancements, $10,000, 2013.

Barkhi, Reza and John Brozovsky, PricewaterhouseCoopers Grant to attract minority students to the master’s program, $10,000, 2012.

Bélanger, France, “Improving Individual Mobile Information Privacy Practices,” Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment (ISCE), Summer Scholars 2013, PI, $9,800.

Fox, E., A. Kavanaugh, N. Ramakrishnan, Steven D. Sheetz, and D. Shoemaker. (ONGOING) “III:Small: CTRnet: Integrated Digital Library Support for Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery,” Funded by NSF, $500,000, This is the 3rd year for this grant and it ends in June 2012.

Jenkins, James G., Steven D. Sheetz, and M. A. Bell, (ONGOING) “Detecting Deception in Auditor Client Communications: A Comparison of Communication Modes (using EEG),” 2010, VT Institute for Society, Culture and Environment, $10,000.

Sheetz, Steven D. “Detecting Deception in Auditor Client Communications Using fMRI,” Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment, $5,000, Received March 2012.