- Ph.D., accounting, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business
- B.S., accounting, Tuskegee University
Ph.D., accounting, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business
B.S., accounting, Tuskegee University
Danny Lanier, Jr. is an experienced higher education leader and award-winning instructor. He joins Robinson after serving as Chair of the Department of Accounting at Elon University. While at Elon, Lanier provided strategic and collaborative leadership in the successful launch of an accelerated dual-degree “3+1” program that allows students from any major to complete a bachelor’s degree and master’s in Accounting in four years. He is also known for his innovative teaching style which has earned him multiple awards including Beta Gamma Sigma Professor of the Year. His previous academic appointments include Wake Forest University, Syracuse University and Texas Christian University.
Lanier, Jr.’s research interests include the financial performance effects of significant seller-buyer (supply-chain) relationships, earnings management, determinants of whistleblowing intentions and accounting pedagogy. His research has appeared in leading journals including Journal of Supply Chain Management, Journal of Operations Management, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting and Strategic Finance. He earned a doctorate in accounting from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Tuskegee University.