Assistant Professor of Accounting
Dr. Perry W. Solheim
Perry W. Solheim is a doctoral candidate in accounting from the University of Utah. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics and philosophy from Claremont McKenna College and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.
Solheim's research interests include a broad range of accounting subjects. His dissertation explores the motivations and consequences of a firm changing fiscal year-end. His current research, conducted with co-authors Taylor Randall and Michael Lemmon at the University of Utah, includes an examination of companies which have significant supply chain relationships with Wal-Mart. He is also keenly interested in the relationships between a company’s environmental performance and reporting and its operational and market performance. Solheim has taught introductory accounting at the University of Utah and he will be teaching financial accounting and research methods courses at the MSU College of Business.