Robert R. Davis, PhD Associate Professor

Robert R. Davis, PhD

As a consultant and tax accountant for corporations and partnerships, Dr. Davis has developed a keen understanding of our ever-changing, often-confusing tax laws. His students benefit from that expertise and from his previous professional experience as an auditor and accountant.

The author of articles published in Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory and The CPA Journal, he also served as a consultant on revisions to the seventh edition of Modern Auditing and the third edition of Auditing: Integrated Concepts and Procedures, both published by John Wiley & Co. He is currently at work on “E.T. — Stay Home,” a principles of accounting practice case, forthcoming in The Timeliness and Information Content of Audit Qualifications.

Dr. Davis is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of CPA’s, and the New York State Society of CPA’s, and serves on the Executive Committee of the Canisius College Council on Accountancy. In the community, he is treasurer and director of the Housing Development Corporation of Western New York and Rental Assistance Corporation of Buffalo.

In 2008, Dr. Davis was recognized as the Outstanding Accountant in Western New York at the 52nd annual Canisius College Accounting Society Banquet.