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Office Hours

  • SPRING 2018
  • TR 11:00-1:00 and by appointment


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Terence Pitre

Visiting Assistant Professor


Profile Biography Courses

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. in Accounting, Michigan State University
  • Accounting & Finance, Tulane University
  • B.S. in Finance, University of Louisiana-Lafayette

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Accountancy, Farmer School of Business, Miami University (2017-Present)
  • Associate Professor of Accountancy, Director of MsA, California State University, Sacramento (2016-17)
  • Associate Professor of Accountancy,Saint Mary's College of California (2014-16)
  • Associate Professor of Accountancy, Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas (2013-14)
  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy, Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas (2007-13)
  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy,University of South Carolina (2005-07)
  • Kimberly Clark Corporation,Coordinator of Accounting and Internal Control,1997-99.
  • Brown and Williamson Tobacco,Associate Fixed Asset Analyst,1996-97.
  • International Paper Corporation, Cost Accountant,1994-96.
  • United States Navy Reserve Officer, Ensign (O-1), Naval Supply Corp, 1999-01.
  • United States Navy, Active Duty Enlisted serviceman, (E-4), 1985-88.

Recent Publications

  • Pitre, T.J., Song, C. J. & Oler M. (2016). œPerverse Market Responses to Meeting or Beating Earnings Expectations. Asian-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics, Published online December 5, 2016.
  • Pitre, T. J., Pinsker, R. & Daigle, R. (2015). œThe Impact of Order Effects on Nonprofessional Investors ™ Belief Revision When Presented a Long Series of Sequential Disclosures in an Experimental Market Setting  with Ronald Daigle and Robert Pinsker. Accounting Horizons, (29), No. 2, pp. 313-326.
  • Pitre, T. J. (2012). œEffects of Increased Reporting Frequency on Nonprofessional Investors' Earnings Predictions.  Behavioral Research in Accounting, 24(1), 91- 107. Winner of 2012 ABO Best Paper of the Year.
  • Pitre, T. J, Pinsker, R. & Daigle, R. (2009). œAn Investigation of Nonprofessional Investors ™ Qualitative Materiality Judgments Incorporating SEC listed vs. Non- Listed Events.  Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 28(5), 446-465.
  • Pitre, T. J., Achilles, W. W., & Blaskovich, J. (2008). œCorporate Governance and Reporting Frequency: Hazards of More Frequent Reporting.  Journal of Corporate Ownership and Control May 2008 Vol. 6, Issue 2, winter.
  • Pitre, T. J. (2007). œReporting Frequency and Sample Size: Effects on Prediction, Confidence Levels, and Confidence Intervals.  The Journal of Behavioral Finance, 8(3), 154-160.

Honors & Awards

  • Dean ™s Faculty Fellow 2014, 2015, 2016
  • ABO Section Best Paper of the Year Award, 2013.
  • Deloitte Faculty Fellow, 2013-2014.
  • Commencement Speaker Twin City Academy HS, 2013.
  • Michigan State University Excellence in Teaching Citation 2003.
  • Departmental Doctoral Student Teaching Award, 2001-02.
  • KPMG Minority Fellow, 1999-04.
  • AICPA Minority Fellow, 1999-04.
  • Michigan State University Minority Competitive Fellow, 1999-04.