Roger Silvers

Assistant Professor

School of Accounting

Faculty, Tenure Track

Roger received an undergraduate degree in accounting from Lynchburg College in Virginia and has several years of experience working as a cost accountant in a small manufacturing company and as an analyst at DuPont.

Before joining the David Eccles School of Business, Roger received a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts. His current research program focuses on the enforcement of securities laws and international cooperation between regulators. His work has been published in the Journal of Accounting Research.

Roger has been selected to serve as a visiting academic fellow at the SEC (from August 2016 to August 2017). He joins the Division of Economic Risk and Analysis as an economist and will provide consultation to the Office of Risk Assessment, the Office of Corporate Finance, and the Office of Litigation Economics.

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BA 2004, Accounting, Lynchburg College, VA

PhD 2012, Accounting, University of Massachusetts, MA

Honors & Awards

2013 AAA. Outstanding International Accounting Dissertation Award, 08/06/2013

Eugene M. Isenberg Scholarship Award. 03/2011


ACCTG 5210-001 Management Accounting I

ACCTG 5210-002 Management Accounting I

ACCTG 6210-001 Strat Cost Mgt


Roger Silvers (2015). The Valuation Impact of SEC Enforcement Actions on Nontarget Foreign Firms. Journal of Accounting Research. Vol. 54, 48. Accepted, 10/2015.


AAA International Accounting Section. Outstanding International Dissertation of the Year Selection Committee. 12/20/2014 – 12/20/2015

DESB. Role: member. College Council. 10/28/2014 – 10/28/2015

AAA International Accounting Section. Role: member. Membership Committee. 02/28/2014 – 02/25/2015

College Council. member, 10/28/2014 – 10/28/2015. College service.