The winner of Rice University’s 2011 MBA for Professionals Award for Teaching Excellence has been hired as an assistant professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business.
Richard Price, an assistant professor at Rice University, will teach a number of financial accounting and MBA courses.
With a doctorate in business administration and a master’s degree in statistics from Stanford University, Dr. Price is well known for his research on financial accounting in areas of accounting conservatism, earnings quality, fraud prediction, and investor behavior.
Larry Walther, the head of the School of Accountancy, said that he is pleased that Dr. Price has agreed to come to the Huntsman School of Business.
“He is extremely well-known around the country for his research,” Dr. Walther said, “and he has proven an outstanding teacher, who will greatly benefit our students.”