M. Dale Stoel

Associate Professor & MAcc Director



Academic Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Accounting and Management Information Systems), The Ohio State University, 2006
  • Master of Science in Management, Purdue University, 1992
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer and Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1987

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Accountancy, Miami University (2013 to present)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Accountancy, Miami University (2007 to 2013)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting and Information Systems, The Ohio State University (2006-2007)
  • Graduate Assistant, Department of Accounting and Information Systems, The Ohio State University (2001-2005)
  • Director, Gartner Consulting (1999-2001)
  • Sr. Consultant / Manager / Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting (1992-1999)
  • Design Engineer - IBM, Kingston, NY (1987-1990)

Recent Publications

  • Stoel, D. & Havelka D. Forthcoming, Information Technology Audit Process: Examination of Critical Quality Factors, Journal of Information Systems
  • Brink, W. and Stoel, D. 2018. Analytics Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for Accounting Graduates, Advances in Accounting Education: Teaching and Curriculum Innovations, pp. 23-43
  • Ballou, B., Heitger, D., and Stoel, D. 2018. Data-driven decision-making and its impact on accounting undergraduate curriculum. Journal of Accounting Education, 44, pp. 14-24.
  • Stoel, M., Ballou, B. and Heitger D. 2017. The Impact of Quantitative vs. Qualitative Risk Reporting on Risk Professionals' Strategic and Operational Risk Judgments, Accounting Horizons, 31 (4), p p53-69.
  • Stoel, M. and Muhanna W. 2016. Online Word of Mouth: Implications for the Name-Your-Own-Price Channel, Decision Support Systems, 91, pp. 37-47.


Stoel earned a bachelor's degree in engineering and a master's degree in management from Purdue University. He received his PhD in Accounting and Information Systems from The Ohio State University. Prior to entering academia, Stoel worked as a computer design engineer for IBM and as a management consultant for Deloitte Consulting and Gartner.

He joined the faculty in 2007 and teaches in the areas of accounting information systems and managerial accounting. His research interests include the value and control of information technology solutions, information technology audits, risk management, and knowledge transfer within organizations. His published works appear in the Journal of Information Systems, Accounting Horizons, Decision Support Systems, Information & Management, and Management Accounting Quarterly, and his research has also been presented at national and international conferences on accounting and information systems.


  • SPRING 2023
    ACC 495 B, TR 2:50-4:10PM, FSB 0042
    ACC 495 C, TR 4:25-5:45PM, FSB 0042
M. Dale Stoel

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  • SPRING 2023
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