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Bruce Branson

Professor of Accounting and Associate Director of Enterprise Risk Management Initiative


Interim Director of the Undergraduate Accounting Program

Department of Accounting

Enterprise Risk Management Initiative

Nelson Hall 3172

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Bruce’s teaching and research is focused on factors that affect enterprise risk management maturity and its integration with strategy, in addition to his research related to financial reporting and the use of derivative securities and other hedging strategies for risk reduction/risk sharing.

Bruce is one of the faculty who regularly teaches as part of the Initiative’s Executive Education workshops and he is the Editor-in-Chief of the ERM Initiative’s “ERM in the News” newsletter.  Bruce has developed ERM thought papers on risk reporting to boards of directors and he is one of the co-authors of the Initiative’s annual survey report on the Current State of ERM done in partnership with the AICPA.


Ph. D. Accounting Florida State University 1992

Bachelor of Science Accounting Florida State University 1988

Area(s) of Expertise

Determinants of financial analyst interest.
Time-series properties of accounting variables.
Enterprise risk management adoption decisions.