Barry Bryan

Professor of Practice

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


  • Bio

    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
  • Teaching

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