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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

Thomas Vermeer

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Title Professor of Accounting
Email vermeer@nospam609aabad63d36.udel.edu
Office 224 Purnell Hall
Biography

Education

  • Ph.D. in accounting, University of North Texas
  • M.S. in audit and financial accounting, University of North Texas
  • B.S. in accounting, George Mason University, VA
  • Certified Public Accountant (MD)

Select Publications

  • Edmonds, C., Leece, R., Vermeer, B., and Vermeer, T. (forthcoming) “The Information Value of Qualified and Adverse Audit Reports: Evidence from the Municipal Sector.” Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory.
  • Edmonds, C., Edmonds, J., Vermeer, B., and Vermeer, T. (2017) “Does Timeliness of Financial Information Matter in the Governmental Sector?” Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 36(2): 163-176.
  • Edmonds, C., Edmonds, J., Leece, R., Vermeer, T. (2015) “Do Risk Management Activities Impact Earnings Volatility? Research in Accounting Regulation 27(1): 66-72.
  • Vermeer, T., Edmonds, C., and Asthana, S. (2014) “Organizational Form and Accounting Choice: Are Nonprofit or For-Profit Managers More Aggressive?” The Accounting Review 89(5): 1867-1893.
  • Jenkins, D. and Vermeer, T. (2013) “Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation and Audit Quality: Evidence from Academic Research.” Accounting Research Journal 26(1): 75-84.
  • Vermeer, T., Styles, A., Patton, T., (2012) “Do Local Governments Present Required Disclosures for Defined Benefit Pension Plans?” Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 31(1): 44-68.
  • Vermeer, T., Patton, T., and Styles, A. (2011) “Reporting of General Infrastructure Assets under GASB Statement No. 34.” Accounting Horizons 25(2): 381-407.

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 Lester W. Chadwick Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award – Department of Accounting and MIS – University of Delaware
  • 2016 Governmental Accounting Standards Board – research grant to examine the reporting of deficit net positions by state and local governments including the impact of GASB Statement No. 68 on these balances.
  • 2012 Outstanding Research Paper Award by the American Accounting Association’s Government and Nonprofit Section Midyear Meeting
  • 2011 Outstanding Research Paper Award – GBDI International Conference
  • 2011 Lester W. Chadwick Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award – Department of Accounting and MIS – University of Delaware
  • 2010 Faculty Excellence in Research Award – Department of Accounting and MIS – University of Delaware
  • 2009 Outstanding Research Paper Award by the American Accounting Association’s Government and Nonprofit Section