Mario J. Maletta
Lillian L. and Harry A. Cowan Research Professor
Ph.D., Business Administration, School of Management, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
B.S., Accounting, School of Business, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Maletta’s research focuses on human information processing and decision making in financial accounting and auditing using behavioral decision theory. He has published in journals such as The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research and Accounting, Organizations and Society. Professor Maletta has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in financial and managerial accounting, auditing, and PhD seminars in accounting research.
Industry & Academic Experience
Professor Maletta was formerly a consultant at Andersen Consulting (Accenture). He also spent five years teaching in the School of Management at Boston University. Since being in academia he has also been involved in executive education and consulting programs at companies such as EMC Corporation, Sanyo Corporation, Raytheon Corporation, IBM Corporation, The Mathworks, Price Waterhouse-Coopers and Wachovia Bank.
Services to the Profession
Industry and Executive Education/Consulting Experience EMC Corporation Sanyo Corporation Raytheon Corporation IBM Corporation The Mathworks Price Waterhouse-Coopers Wachovia Bank Accenture
Awards & Recognition
Professor Maletta was awarded the Lillian L. and Harry A. Cowan Research Professorship in 2001. He has received research grants from institutions such as the National Science Foundation, Institute of Internal Auditing Research Foundation and the KPMG/University of Illinois Business Measurement Case Development and Research Program.
Professor Maletta has been the recipient of several teaching awards including Northeastern University’s Excellence Teaching Award, Boston University’s Excellence in Executive Teaching Award, and Boston University’s Outstanding Accounting Professor Award.