John Wragge

Associate Professor of Accounting and MIS,
Associate Chair of Accounting

Department: Accounting & MIS
Campus Address: 214 Purnell Hall
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: 302-831-1807


Research Interests:

  • Use of social media in marketing Executive MBA programs
  • Role of IT in delivering Executive MBA programs
  • Innovations in the design of Executive MBA programs


  • “The Search for Undisclosed Assets: Using Tax Returns When Investigating Divorce Settlements” with Dr. Brian R. Greenstein, Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting (forthcoming)


  • Ph.D., Accounting & MIS, University of Houston
  • M.A., Accounting, University of Missouri - Columbia
  • B.S., Business Administration and Economics, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Awards & Honors

  • MBA Teaching Award – Lerner College of Business, 2008 and 2010.
  • Lester W. Chadwick Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Accounting & MIS, 2005.
  • Faculty Director of Executive Programs


Teaching Interests:

  • Management Control Systems & IT (MBA)
  • Computer Security (MBA/IS&TM)
  • Decision Support and Analysis (IS&TM)

International Teaching:

  • Sarajevo Graduate School of Business (SGSB), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina; 06S and 07W.

The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.5 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Club, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Undergraduate scholarships, made possible through the generosity of alumni and friends, enable us to support promising scholars. Here, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and his mother, Leni Markell, join recipients of the William Markell Scholarship (center), which benefits students in Accounting and MIS.

The Institute for Financial Services Analytics is a collaboration between the Lerner College, UD's College of Engineering and JPMorgan Chase, and hosts events for academics and the business community designed to address consumer analytics and industry applications.

All Lerner College departments offer discovery learning experiences and emphasize data-based analytics to enrich the student experience. Here, students at Vita Nova, our award-winning restaurant run through HRIM, joined professional chefs and winemakers in hosting a 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wine and Food Festival event.

Lerner College faculty - like Meryl Gardner, whose research on foods and moods was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

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