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Had her paper, “Updates to Section 911 Provide Tax Saving Opportunities,” co-authored with John Dexter, published in the October editions of both the Journal of Taxation and Practical Tax Strategies. It is a technical tax article that talks about planning strategies around changes made to cost of living adjustments for limitations on foreign housing expenses. In October, she appeared on Providence Channel 10 WJAR news to discuss recent tax reform proposals.


Had his educational case, “The United States Federal Budget Project,” co-authored with Cassandra Rohland from UMASS Lowell, published in The Journal of Accounting Education. He also presented a paper, “The U.S. National Debt, Federal Budgeting, and the Importance of Transparency and Accountability,” co-authored with Robert Allen of the University of Utah, at the American Accounting Association Northeast Region Meeting. In addition, he presented a paper, “Casino Gambling and Workplace Fraud – Implications for Auditors,” co-authored with Providence College colleagues Carol Hartley and Christine Earley, at a Baylor University Research Workshop.


Presented a paper entitled “Moral Capital: A Proposal To Incorporate A Seventh Capital Into The Six Capitals Framework; Grounding The Integrated Reporting Framework In A Foundation Of Ethics And Morality” at the St. Nicholas of Myra Conference on Catholic Social Thought in November. He presented “Executive Presence – An Experiential Approach to Networking & Negotiation” to officers of the global defense contractor Northrup Grumman Corporation in December. He was also quoted in an article, “How to Fix the Biggest Lie in Corporate America,” that appeared in the publication Fast Company in November. In addition, his work was cited in an article that appeared in the Finance and Investment section of the “News and Views” service of a marketing organization called Sustainable Brands. The article was entitled “CPAs and Sustainability Thought Leadership.” Lastly, as a pro-bono public service, he collaborated on the development and presentation of a report to the Rhode Island Tax Foundation. The report was entitled “Corporate Minimum Tax and Business Taxes Registration: A Comparative Analysis.”


Had his paper, “Friend or Foe: Customer-Supplier Relationships and Innovation,” published in the Journal of Business Research. It was co-authored with Xiaojing Yuan.


Had his column on the Internet of Things, and its impacts on businesses and consumers, published in the Providence Business News. He also was featured in the Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly regarding the Internet of Things and its growing impacts on consumer privacy and court cases. He appeared as a panelist on a one-hour NBC10 special called “Social Safety,” which focused the risks and challenges of children and teenagers’ use of social media and digital devices. In addition, he was quoted in the Providence Journal on how app-based services are changing the ways businesses serve customers and sell their products. Lastly, he conducted a training session at the Rhode Island Bar Association for new Rhode Island lawyers on social and digital media best practices.


Presented “Achieving Digital Competency in Today’s Data Driven World” at the Rhode Island Association of Accounting Professors (RIAAP) Annual Fall Conference on November 3rd.


Presented his paper, “The Ratio of Option Open Interest to Stock Outstanding,” at the OptionMetrics Research Conference in New York City in October, and at the Southern Finance Association Annual Meetings in Key West in November. The paper is coauthored with Jeff Harris from American University.


Presented his paper, “Confronting the Trilemma: Polanyi’s Double Movement and Exchange Rate Policy,” at the Intersections of Finance and Society Conference in London on November 2nd and 3rd. He was also chosen as President-Elect of the Association for Evolutionary Economics in December.