Dr. Matthew Starliper


Ph.D. Management (Accounting emphasis): University of Massachusetts Amherst, May 2018
MAcc, Brigham Young University, 2013
B.S. Accounting, Brigham Young University, 2013

Joined the faculty in 2018

  • Research Interests:  Judgment and decision making in accounting, investor behavior, voluntary and non-voluntary financial disclosures
  • Teaching Interests: Financial and Managerial Accounting, Accounting Information Systems


Dr. Starliper graduated from Brigham Young University with both his B.S. in Accounting and Master of Accountancy in 2013. Dr. Starliper was an accounting instructor from 2014-2018 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he also received his Ph.D. in 2018. Dr. Starliper is an actively licensed CPA in the state of Colorado. Dr. Starliper served a religious mission in Mexico from 2007-2009 and is fluent in Spanish.

Selected Publications

  • The Impact of Shadow IT Systems on Perceived Information Credibility and Managerial Decision Making, Accounting Horizons (2017)
  • The Effects of Using the Internal Audit Function as a Management Training Ground or as a Consulting Services Provider in Enhancing the Recruitment of Internal Auditors, Accounting Horizons (2015)
  • A Rotational Model for Internal Auditors: Academic Findings on its Costs and Benefits, The CPA Journal (2013)
  • The Impact of Internal Control Terminology on Investor Perceptions, Working Paper (2018)
  • Financial Disclosure and Conference Call Timing, Working Paper (2018)


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