William Holder is an expert on financial accounting and reporting, and auditing. His research has been published in The Journal of Accountancy, The Accounting Review, the Financial Executive, and The CPA Journal. He is a recipient of the Gold Medal Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award. Professor Holder served as a member of the American Institute of CPAs and chaired its audit committee.
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NEWS + EVENTS
New Leventhal DEI Committee Brings Fun to Accounting School
The School of Accounting’s first ever DEI committee strives to bring joy to a sensitive subject.
Scores of Families Converge on USC Campus to Celebrate Trojan Family Weekend
Attending families get an inside look at the USC experience.
USC Marshall and USC Leventhal Announce Joint Degree in Accounting and Finance
New joint degree combines finance education with accounting skills that are in high demand from employers.
Accounting for Good
Faculty and students outline the numerous ways USC Leventhal pushes accounting programs beyond mere numbers, highlighting the schools' efforts in sustainability and other methods of giving back.
The Role of the Profession: Accounting for Good by William Holder
"Accounting may not have the most obvious path toward bringing justice to the world, saving the planet, housing the homeless or feeding the hungry, but as one exceptionally gifted accounting thinker has observed, accountants can contribute meaningfully to the diminution of the world’s maladies."
— William Holder, Dean of the Leventhal School of Accounting
Recap: 40th Annual SEC and Financial Reporting Conference
RESEARCH + PUBLICATIONS