Professor Dyer is an assistant professor of accounting at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. His research focuses primarily on the determinants and outcomes of both disclosure and information retrieval choices by capital market participants, with a particular interest in capitalizing on new statistical analysis techniques such as machine learning. His research has been published in leading journals, including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Financial Reporting, and Auditing: a Journal of Practice and Theory. Before joining Cornell University, he obtained his PhD in Accounting from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. He currently teaches financial statement analysis for the MBA programs.
- Dyer, Travis; Lang, Mark; Stice-Lawrence, Lorien. "Do managers really guide through the fog? On the challenges in assessing the causes of voluntary disclosure" Journal of Accounting and Economics. 62.2 (2016): 270-276
- Dyer, Travis; Lang, Mark; Stice-Lawrence, Lorien. "The evolution of 10-K textual disclosure: Evidence from Latent Dirichlet Allocation" Journal of Accounting and Economics. 64.2 (2017): 221-245
- Cassell, Cory; Drake, Michael; Dyer, Travis. "Auditor Litigation Risk and the Number of Institutional Investors" Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory. (forthcoming).
- Dyer, Travis; Lang, Mark; Stice-Lawrence, Lorien. "Discussion of: 10-K Disclosure Repetition and Managerial Reporting Incentives" Journal of Financial Reporting. 2.1 (2017): 133-138
Awards and Honors
- Outstanding Student Teaching Award (2017) University of North Carolina
- NBA 5060/LAW 6060 - Financial Statement Analysis
- PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2018
- MAcc Brigham Young University, 2013
- BS Brigham Young University, 2013
In the News
April 07, 2016
May 05, 2016
The Ever-Expanding 10-K: Why Are 10- Ks Getting So Much Longer (and Does It Matter)?