Title: Professor & ICAO Professor in Accounting
Specialty: Accounting, Corporate Environmental Disclosures, Financial Planning, Tax Planning
Phone: (613) 533-6194
Fax: (613) 533-2321
Room: Goodes Hall Room 358 East Wing
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Dan Thornton holds the Chartered Accountants of Ontario Professorship at Queen's University. He is currently a voting member of the Accounting Standards Oversight Council and the Canadian Performance Reporting Board, and is an Associate Fellow of CIRANO (The Center for Inter-university Research and Analysis on Organizations) in Montreal. Recently he served as a full-time Professional Accounting Fellow at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, an associate editor of The Accounting Review (the journal of the American Accounting Association) and a voting member of the Canadian Accounting Standards Board. He has received both the Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Thought Award and the Outstanding Educator Award from the Canadian Academic Accounting Association. A Fellow of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and Alberta, Dr. Thornton has provided extensive expert accounting testimony to various courts and to the Senate of Canada and is frequently quoted in the financial press.