The mission of the Center is to advance the overall academic and educational goals of the Fisher School of Accounting on an international level. As such, the Center will undertake activities to bring a broader international focus to the programs and research efforts of the School while increasing the global visibility of the School's faculty, students and scholarship. Professor W. Robert Knechel has been appointed as the first Director of the Center.

Visiting Scholar Policy

A primary objective of ICRAA is to foster interactions and collaborations with international scholars in accounting and auditing. As part of this objective, ICRAA regularly hosts international visitors on a short term or long term basis. ICRAA also offers a competitive, international scholar-in-residence program. View our ICRAA visitors page.

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Knechel participates in the Corden lecture at the University of Melbourne

W. Robert Knechel spoke how “trust in the accounting profession depends on the profession taking a strong stance on the future of auditing in an environment of significant regulation.” Find his speech in the most recent issue of Insights.

Knechel’s research cited in The New York Times

Frederick Fisher Eminent Scholar Chair W. Robert Knechel was referenced in Friday’s The New York Times on his work regarding audit partner reporting decisions.

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Professor Robert Knechel Quoted in Thomson/Reuters Report

FSOA Students Selected to Participate in International Accounting Research Project

W. Robert Knechel

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