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About Christopher P. Agoglia

Chris Agoglia is Professor of Accounting at the Isenberg School of Management. His teaching interests include courses in cost/managerial accounting and judgment and decision making research in accounting. Prior to joining the UMass faculty, he taught at Drexel University where he was an Associate Professor of Accounting, as well as a Distinguished Research Fellow, a Distinguished Teaching Fellow, and directed their Ph.D. Program in Accounting. Chris received his Ph.D. in Accounting from UMass in 1999 and his B.S. in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University in 1989.
His research focuses on decision making and decision maker behavior in accounting and auditing contexts. Chris has published in a number of journals including the The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Behavioral Research In Accounting, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Education, and CPA Journal. His papers have been presented at a variety of conferences including the International Symposium on Audit Research, the University of Illinois/KPMG Symposium on Auditing Research, the Deloitte/University of Kansas Auditing Symposium, and American Accounting Association Annual and Mid-Year Meetings (vita). Chris is associate editor for Contemporary Accounting Research and serves on the editorial board of The Accounting Review and Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory.


Present Chair, Department of Accounting, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Present Professor, Department of Accounting, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Richard Simpson Endowed Professor

Contact Information

Rm 222B
Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Isenberg School of Management
121 Presidents Drive
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003
Tel: 413-545-5582


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