Michael Neel

Assistant Professor

Michael Neel


Michael Neel has been an assistant professor of Accounting at the C. T. Bauer College of Business since 2011. He received the Leroy and Lucille Melcher Faculty Excellence Award for teaching from the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston in 2013, and the Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Student from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University in 2011. He receieved his PhD from Texas A&M University's Mays Business School and his ME in Economics from North Carolina State University. Neel is an active member of the American Accounting Association (AAA), having presented his research and serving as a reviewer and discussant for several AAA meetings. He is also an Ad-hoc referee for Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Accounting Horizons, International Journal of Accounting, Journal of Accounting Literature, and Journal of Applied Accounting Research


  • "Accounting Comparability and Relative Performance Evaluation in CEO Compensation" (with Gerald Lobo and Adrienne Rhodes) Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming.
  • "Accounting Comparability and Economic Outcomes of Mandatory IFRS Adoption" Contemporary Accounting Research, 2017.
  • "Does Mandatory Adoption of IFRS Improve Accounting Quality? Preliminary Evidence" (with Anwer Ahmed and Dechun Wang) Contemporary Accounting Research, 2013.

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  • ACCT 3367 - Intermediate Accounting I


Texas A&M University, PhD
North Carolina State University, ME Economics