Robin L. Tarpley

Chair, Department of Accountancy; Associate Professor of Accountancy


Office Phone: (202) 994-8349
2201 G Street NW, Suite 601-A Washington, DC 20052

Robin L. Tarpley is the chair of the Department of Accountancy and associate professor of accountancy at the GW School of Business.

  • Earnings Management
  • Accounting Regulation

Ph.D., Cornell University

  • “How are Earnings Managed? Examples from Auditors” (with John Elliott and Mark Nelson), Accounting Horizons, supplement 2003.
  • “Evidence from Auditors About Manager’s and Auditor’s Earnings-Management Decisions” (with John Elliott and Mark Nelson), Accounting Review, Quality of Earnings Conference supplement, 2002.
  • “Contextual Fundamental Analysis and the Prediction of Extreme Returns” (with Charles M.C. Lee and Messod D. Beneish), Review of Accounting Studies, 6, pp. 165-189, 2001.