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Curtis Farnsel

Assistant Professor

Full-Time Faculty

School of Business Administration: Accounting


Email: Curtis Farnsel
Phone: 937-229-4184
Miriam Hall 309
Curriculum Vitae: Read CV


Dr. Curtis Farnsel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting. Curtis has a Sustainability Scholar classification with the Hanley Sustainability Institute. His research primarily examines the accounting and valuation implications of corporate social responsibility. His work has been published in Oil, Gas, and Energy Quarterly and has been presented at numerous national and regional conferences hosted by the American Accounting Association (AAA). Curtis actively volunteers with AAA conferences and has been recognized by the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section with the Excellence in Reviewing Award. Curtis has teaching experience in both financial accounting and managerial accounting and his teaching efforts have been recognized with multiple teaching awards. Curtis currently serves as a faculty advisor for the University of Dayton chapter of Beta Alpha Psi. Prior to joining academia, Curtis was a Senior in the Assurance practice of Ernst & Young. Curtis maintains active CPA and CMA certifications.


  • University of Oklahoma, PhD (Accounting)
  • Bowling Green State University, MAcc
  • Bowling Green State University, BSBA (Accounting and Finance)


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Ohio
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Teaching Interests

  • Financial Accounting

Research Interests

  • Accounting and valuation implications of corporate social responsibility; Financial reporting quality

Selected Publications

  • Farnsel, C. and K. Hennes. 2019. Corporate Social Responsibility in the Oil and Gas Industry. Oil, Gas, and Energy Quarterly. 67 (3): 417-433.