Assistant Professor

Ronen Gal-Or

422 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000

617.373.4645
r.galor@northeastern.edu


Profile

Education

Ph.D in Accounting, University of Arizona
B.A in Accounting, Finance, and International Business, Indiana University

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Gal-Or has research interests in the economics of the audit industry, auditor industry specialization, managerial influence on auditor choice, auditor provided tax services, and corporate governance. His teaching interests include Auditing and Financial Accounting.

Industry & Academic Experience

Prior to joining the College of Business Administration faculty at Northeastern University September 2011, Professor Gal-Or taught at the University at Arizona and served as a graduate research assistant. He also taught Business Communications at the Southwest Jiaotong University in Chengdu, China in 2006. Prior to obtaining his doctorate, he was a senior associate in the audit practice at Ernst & Young in Pittsburgh, PA.

Services to the Profession

Professor Gal-Or is a CPA in the State of Pennsylvania. He is also a member of several professional organizations, including the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of CPAs.

Awards & Recognition

AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, Lake Tahoe, CA (June 2010)

Presentations

Selected Presentations

Gal-Or, Ronen (Presenter & Author), Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association, "The Choice between Audit and Consulting Services in the Post-SOX Environment", American Accounting Association, Chicago, Il. (October 19, 2013).

Gal-Or, Ronen (Presenter & Author), Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, "Audit Committee Elections", American Accounting Association, Anaheim, CA. (August 5, 2013).

Gal-Or, Ronen (Presenter & Author), Workshop Presentation, "The Influence of the Audit Committee on Auditor Provided Tax Planning Services", Northeastern University, Northeastern University. (April 4, 2013).

Gal-Or, Ronen (Presenter & Author), Midyear Meeting of the American Accounting Association Auditing Section, "Audit Committee Elections", American Accounting Association, New Orleans, LA. (January 18, 2013).

Gal-Or, Ronen (Presenter & Author), Workshop Presentation, "Audit Committee Elections", Northeastern University, Northeastern University. (October 31, 2012).