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Barry Bryan Accounting

Barry Bryan


Professor of Practice

PhD, Texas A&M University, 1994
MBA, University of Arkansas, 1983
BSBA, University of Arkansas, 1981

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Barry Bryan teaches undergraduate courses in audit risk and controls, and graduate courses in accounting information systems, assurance methodology, and audit research at the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business. Professor Bryan serves as a consultant for KPMG Business School. His research on auditing, peer review, quality control, and accounting education has been published in various academic and professional journals.

Professor Bryan has established a record of award winning teaching and service to the accounting profession:

Poets & Quants Top 40 Undergraduate Professors, 2017
SMU Cox Barbara and James Mangum Endowed Award for Teaching Excellence, 2017
SMU Cox BBA Outstanding Teaching Award, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016
SMU Cox Eugene T. Byrne Endowed Faculty Innovation Award, 2013, 2016
SMU Cox MBA Distinguished Teaching Award, 2013, 2015, 2016
Texas Society of CPAs Outstanding Educator, 2013
SMU Cox BBA Distinguished Teaching Award, 2011, 2012
SMU Cox C. Jackson Grayson Endowed Faculty Innovation Award, 2012
SMU Cox Carl Sewell Distinguished Service to the Community Award, 2011
SMU Cox MBA Outstanding Teaching Award, 2011
Ernst & Young Inclusiveness Excellence Award for Accounting and Business School Faculty, 2010
SMU Delta Sigma Pi Distinguished Professor, 2009, 2010
SMU Department of Residence Life and Student Housing HOPE Award, 2009
SMU Panhellenic Council Outstanding Professor, 2009
TCU Neeley Fellows Top Professor, 2009
TCU Neeley Business School Outstanding Graduate Teacher, 2008
TCU Neeley Business School Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher, 2007
Ole Miss E.H. Patterson School of Accountancy Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2001
Auburn Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Teacher Award, 1995, 1996, 1998
Auburn Alumni Association Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award, 1997
Texas A&M Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Faculty Award, 1993


ACCT 5314 Audit Risks and Controls
ACCT 6226 Accounting Information Systems
ACCT 6243 Assurance Methodology
ACCT 6244 Audit Research