Recent Faculty Scholarship

Updated: June 17, 2024

Faculty Scholarship from December 2023 to May 2024


  • Paper Presentation: Buchanan, J. L., M.K. Dodgson, and M. D. Piercey. 2024. What Are “Good” Values of r2 and q2? Guidance Based on Experimental Accounting Researchers’ Assessments of Fit. Working paper. Providence College, Lehigh University, and University of Massachusetts Amherst. Presented at the 2024 New England Area Research Consortium at Bentley, March 1, 2024.
  • Paper Presentation: Buchanan, J. L., E. Hamilton, A. Saiewitz and S. Vandervelde. 2024. “Testing an Intervention to Improve Audit Inquiry Quality.” Working paper. Providence College, University of Nevada Las Vegas, and University of North Carolina Charlotte. Presented at the 2024 Virginia Tech Accounting Conference, May 15, 2024.


  • Media Appearance: Segment on consumers’ willingness to spend in Q1 after the holidays. WPRI 12, January 17, 2024.
  • Media Appearance: Segment on whether grocery prices will ever return to ‘normal.’ WJAR 10, February 15, 2024.


  • Award: The American Taxation Association 2023 Outstanding Paper Award for the Journal of Legal Tax Research – 2023 publication “Religion versus Politics: An Age-Old Question with Continued Importance to the U.S. Nonprofit Classification System,” written with John J. Masselli of Texas Tech University and Amy J.N. Yurko of Duquesne University. 
  • Article Accepted: Bailey, M. Camp, J. Civic Engagement as a Course Level Strategy for Integrative Learning. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. March, 2024.


  • Award: The Notable Contribution to the Literature Award by the AIS Section of the American Accounting Association for 2024 – Paper – “The ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence Chatbot: How Well Does It Answer Accounting Assessment Questions?” Project led by David Wood, joined by 325 coauthors.


  • Presentation: Deloitte Symposium on Risk in Higher Education, Washington, D.C. Panelist, “Generative AI in  Higher Education,” April 2024. 
  • Presentation: GWE Investment Club, Providence, RI. “Preparing for an AI-Enabled Future,” April 2024. 


  • Paper Presentation: “Innovative Approaches to Supplement the Curriculum with Experiential Learning.” Absel Conference, March 2024.
  • Paper Presentation: Submitted paper and co-presented the following month with Angela Hersch from Suitable. Academic Experiential Learning Conference.   


  • Conference Presentation: “Re-Imagining Self-Leadership.” 21st International Studying Leadership Conference. (December 2023).
  • Conference Presentation: Eriksen, M., Caruso, C., Eastern Academy of Management, “Unlocking Student Potential: Raising Self-Awareness and Facilitating Intentionality.” (May 2024). 
  • Conference Presentation: Eriksen, M. (Discussant), Dutta, D. (Panelist), Mullins, F. (Panelist), Rua, T. (Panelist), Yang, Y. (Panelist), Eastern Academy of Management, “Consortium Session for Mid-Career Research Strategies.” (May 17, 2024). 
  • Refereed Journal Article: Eriksen, M., Srinivasan, A., Pereira, E. H., Perry, M. E. (2024). Reimagining the Introductory Management Course: Preparing Students to be Effective and Responsible Team and Organizational Members. To appear in International Journal of Management Education, The, 22 (2).


  • Article: Along with co-author Patti Norberg, the article “When the bridge is not human: Algorithmic interference in forming social relationships through the manipulation of weak ties,” was published in the Journal of Consumer Affairs (ABDC: A). May 23, 2024. 



  • Media Appearance: “Massachusetts Gambling Helpline Seeing Spike in Calls.” WPRI. May 16, 2024
  • Media Appearance: “Bally’s Wants the State to Double How Much High Rollers Can Borrow at Its R.I. Casinos.” Rhode Island Current. May 21, 2024
  • Media Appearance: “Could This Activist Shareholder Proposal Finally Clear the Air Inside Bally’s Casinos?” Rhode Island Current, April 22, 2024.
  • Presentation: “International Ethics Standards for Professional Accountants – Current Issues and Integrating Standards into Your Accounting Ethics Course.” The American Accounting Association weARE Webinar, January 19, 2024.
  • Presentation: The Evolution of Cost Accounting: Integrating Sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Topics for the Next Generation of Accounting and Business Professionals.”  The Sustainability, ESG and Accounting Implications for the Academy and the Profession Conference on February 17, 2024.
  • Service Assignment: Coordinated Providence College Michael Smith Ethics Case Competition: “Ethical Implications of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) Chatbots,” February 24, 2024.
  • Media Appearance: Gambling in Rhode Island with a specific focus on online casino gambling or igaming, Tara Granahan show, March 6, 2024.


  • Paper Accepted: “The Impact of Audit Committee Strength on the Influence of Management Team Likeability”, recently accepted in Behavioral Research in Accounting (BRIA), an “A” publication. 


  • Paper: “Home Alone During a Crisis: Mindfulness as a Moderator of Situational Anxiety’s Relationship to Loneliness and Job Performance” accepted at the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. 
  • Book Chapter: “Contemplative Management: Theory and Practice of an Emerging Discipline” accepted by editor Richard Ryan and colleagues for the forthcoming 2nd edition of the Handbook of Mindfulness. 
  • Grant proposal: “Being While Doing” accepted by the CAFR fund. 


  • Paper: “Real options: Connections and new frontiers” accepted at Academy of Management Perspectives
  • Presentation: “The emergence of platform firms” at Universidad Anahuac, Mexico City.
  • Book Chapter: “What’s your platform type?” with Arati Srinivasan, published in the Handbook of Digital Entrepreneurship.
  • Paper: “Exploring the emergence of platform firms” accepted for presentation at the Academy of Management Conference in Chicago.
  • Award: Best reviewer award, Asia Academy of Management


  • Community Engagement Activity: Joining the Finance Committee for Open Doors, an organization providing housing for homeless populations and those recently released from incarceration. 


  • Invited Talk: February 9, 2024 at Villanova University presenting on the eco-gender gap in sustainable consumption as a part of their annual Villanova Environmental Law Journal Blank Rome LLP Symposium.  


  • Paper Accepted: Wright, S. A., & Schultz, A. E. (forthcoming). Unleashing the Power of AI And Big Data for Advertising A Framework for Intensive Longitudinal Mediation When Using AI to Study Advertising Effectiveness. Journal of Advertising Research.