, Assistant Professor of Accounting, began teaching accounting and financial statement analysis in 2005, after a 20-year career in private industry. She is an alumna of the City University of New York, having earned her bachelor’s degree at Queens College and doctorate at Baruch College. Her research interests include corporate governance, earnings quality, and corporate disclosure practices. She has published a book on audit committee characteristics associated with effective monitoring, and has co-authored several academic articles. She has received recognition from the New York State Society of CPAs for academic achievement and from CUNY as part of its “Salute to Scholars” program.
PhD, Accountancy, October 2005, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
MS, Accounting, 1999, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University
BA, 1979, Queens College, City University of New York
Weiss, R.E., Henry, T.F., and J.J. Shon, 2011. “Does executive compensation incentivize managers to create effective internal control systems?” Research in Accounting Regulation, 23:1, 46-59.
Henry, T.F., Abdallah, W., Murtuza, A., and R.E. Weiss, 2009. “GREAT GALWAY GOSLINGS: Organizational Context of Accounting” Accounting Perspectives, 8:3, 235-253.
Weiss, R.E. and J.J. Shon, 2009. “SOX 404 Effective Internal Control Systems and Executive Compensation,” Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 10:2, 79-90.
Shon, J.J. and R.E. Weiss, 2009. “Voluntary Disclosure Behavior during Exogenous Crisis Events,” Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 9:4, 9-16.
Weiss, Renee. 2009. Audit Committee Characteristics and Monitoring Effectiveness. Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller, 2009.
Weiss, R. E., 2002. “Properties Associated with Audit Committee Monitoring Effectiveness prior to Compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act,” Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals, Published report, website: http://www.governanceprofessionals.org/
Works in Process
Weiss, R.E., and L.P. Kalbers, “Determinants of Auditor Changes among Non-Accelerated Filers” under review Research in Accounting Regulation.
Murtuza, A., Henry, T.F. and R.E. Weiss, “Integrating GAAP, the Common Good and Taqwa in Accounting Curricula; An Interfaith Approach” Preparing for submission to the Journal of Business Ethics Education.
Weiss, R.E., and L.P. Kalbers, “Analyst and Market Response to Non-Accelerated Filer Auditor Changes”.
Weiss, R.E. and J.J. Shon, “Do Analysts Value Voluntary Fair Value Disclosures by Bank Holding Companies?”
Weiss, R.E., Hitzig, N.B., and J.E. Jacoby, “The Convergence of Audit Sampling Standards.”
Murtuza, A., Henry, T.F. and R.E. Weiss “Integrating GAAP, the Common Good and Taqwa in Accounting Curricula; An Interfaith Approach” The John A. Ryan Institute
for Catholic Social Thought, website: http://www.stthomas.edu/cathstudies/cst/conferences/becu/conferencepapers.html, 2008
Murtuza, A., Henry, T.F., and R.E. Weiss “Integrating GAAP, the Common Good, and Taqwa in Accounting Curricula; An Interfaith Approach” The 7th International Conference on Catholic Social Thought and Management Education, University of Notre Dame, Business Education at Catholic Universities: The Role of Mission-Driven Business Schools, June 2008.
Weiss, R.E., Henry, T.F. and J.J. Shon, “Executive Compensation, Monitoring Mechanisms and the Effectiveness of Internal Control Systems” California State University, Fullerton, Center for Corporate Reporting & Governance, Fourth Annual Corporate Governance Seminar, September 2007.
Henry, T.F., Abdallah, W., Murtuza, A., and R.E. Weiss, “Organizational Context of Accounting” American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Region Meeting, April 2007.