Doug Hanna studies financial accounting and financial reporting. Specifically, his research looks at the role that cash flows and accruals play in the interpretation of financial information by capital markets and financial analysts.
Hanna currently teaches at the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University where he is Associate Professor of Accounting. In summer 2014, Hanna will join Chicago Booth as Visiting Associate Professor of Accounting and will teach Accounting and Financial Analysis I. Prior to his work at Southern Methodist, Hanna taught at Chicago Booth from 1993-2004 and also has previous teaching experience at the University of Waterloo.
Hanna earned a Ph.D. from Cornell University. Additionally, he holds a Masters of Accounting and a B.A. (Honors Economics) from the University of Waterloo.
In 2002, while at Booth, Hanna was the recipient of the Hillel J. Einhorn Award for teaching in the Domestic Executive MBA program and the Hillel J. Einhorn Award for teaching in the European Executive MBA program.