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James M. Wahlen

Contact Information

(812) 855-2658
jwahlen [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

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  • Chairperson of Accounting
  • Professor of Accounting
  • James R. Hodge Chair of Excellence


  • Bloomington


  • PhD, University of Michigan
  • MBA, MPAcc, University of Washington
  • BBA, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Professional Experience

  • Visiting Faculty, Insead, Fontainebleau France
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Teaching, France, Norway, Brazil, Jamaica

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Ernst & Young Faculty Fellow
  • KPMG Faculty Fellowship
  • Associate Editor, Accounting Horizons
  • Editorial Board, Accounting Review
  • James Hodge Chair of Accounting, 2001 to 2007.
  • Kelley School of Business Research Award, 2003
  • Outstanding Professor in the BusinessWeek Guide to the Best Business Schools, 2002 and 2000 (Indiana) and 1995 (UNC).
  • Teaching Excellence Award 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2005 Kelley School of Business.

Professional Interests

Capital Markets Consequences of Financial Accounting Information

Personal Interests

Outdoor activities

Current Projects

  • Shell
  • Amsterdam Institute of Finance
  • KPMG
  • Bank of America