Dahlia Robinson is a tenured associate professor and the KPMG Faculty Fellow in the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy. She teaches courses in financial accounting.
An avid researcher, Robinson's interests include the capital market use of financial disclosures (with particular focus on the use of accrual information), corporate governance, and how governance potentially influences managerial actions and disclosures. Her research on financial accounting has been published in journals such as the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, among others.
Robinson received a BS in natural sciences and MS in accounting from The University of the West Indies (Jamaica), an MS in finance from The Pennsylvania State University, and a PhD from the University of Georgia. She worked as an auditor for Price Waterhouse, taught at the University of the West Indies, and worked as a business consultant in Jamaica. Prior to that, Robinson was on the faculty of Arizona State University for 7 years. A member of the American Accounting Association, Robinson served on committees for the organization and also serves as faculty advisor to the National Association of Black Accountants.
- ACG 4123 - Intermediate Financial Accounting III
- ACG 6875 - Financial Reporting and Professional Issues
- Dong, B., Robinson, D., and Robinson, M. (June 2015). "The market's response to earnings surprises after first-tine going-concern modifications." Advances in Accounting, 31(1), Pages 21-32.
- Albring, Susan, Dahlia Robinson and Michael Robinson. (June 2014) "Audit committee financial expertise, corporate governance, and the voluntary switch from auditor provided to non-auditor-provided tax services," Advances in Accounting, Vol. 30 No. 1: 81-94.
- Dong, Bei, Dahlia Robinson, and Michael Robinson. December 2012. "The Change in Investors Perception of Earnings Quality Following First-time Going Concern Modifications." American Accounting Association National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2013.
- Chair Research and Scholarship Committee
- Faculty Advisor – National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) USF Student Chapter
- Member of the Finance and Audit Workgroup of the Board of Trustees – 2011- present.
- Member Search and Screening Committee for the Dean of the College of Business– 2011-2012
- Member Muma College of Business Strategic Planning Committee
- Member of Distinguished Contribution to the Accounting Literature Selection Committee
- Vice-President Diversity Section of the American Accounting Association