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Robert Felix, Ph.D.

Department of Accounting
Office: Business Center 449
Phone: 410.837.5803


  • Ph.D., University of Maryland
  • M.B.A., Cal State University
  • B.S., University of California
  • Bio

    Dr. Felix joined the faculty in 2015 after completing his doctorate.

  • Research Interests

    Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance, Managerial Accounting

  • Teaching Interests

    Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and Auditing

  • Recent Publications

    Intellectual Contributions

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Felix, R., Cheng, S., & Zhao, Y. (2019). Information leakage: The effect of firm centrality on short sales. Journal of Banking and Finance. 98. 198-211.

    Felix, R., & Wilford, A. (2019). Does it pay to remediate? An analysis of the internal and external benefits of remediation. Accounting and Business Research. 49(2), 181-205.

    Felix, R. (2018). The effect of informed outside directors on investment efficiency. Advances in Management Accounting. 30. 99-127.

    Felix, R., Gaynor, G., Pevzner, M. B., & Williams, J. L. (2017). Societal trust and the economic behavior of not-for-profit organizations. Advances in Accounting. 39(December 2017), 21-31.

    Felix, R. (2016). Examining the spread of high quality reporting through the corporate network. Advances in Accounting. 32. 31-41.

    Felix, R. (2015). The use of inter-fund transfers to manage the ‘bottom line’ in the municipal context. Journal of Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting. 4(1), 17-31.

    Abernathy, J., Felix, R., Krishnamoorthy, G., Jamal, K., & Pevzner, M. B. (2015). Comments of the Standards Committee of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association on the SEC’s Concept Release No. 33-9862; 34-75344 File No. S7-13-15, ‘Possible Revisions to Audit Committee Disclosures. Current Issues in Auditing.


    Felix, R. AAA Mid Atlantic Meeting, "Societal trust and the economic behavior of nonprofit organizations," AAA, Crystal City, VA. (2017).

    Felix, R. AAA Auditing Section Meeting, "Remediation of Internal Controls," AAA, Orlando, Fl. (2017).

    Felix, R. AAA Annual Meeting, "Remediation of Internal Controls," AAA, New York, NY. (2016).

    Felix, R. Mid Atlantic Conference, "Remediation of Internal Controls," AAA, Morgantown, WV. (2016).

    Felix, R. AAA Conference, "Spillover Effects of Internal Control Weakness Disclosures: The Role of Audit Committees and Board Connections," American Accounting Association, Atlanta, GA. (2014).