Miller-Sherrerd Professor: Dr. Lambert
Dr. Richard A. Lambert, professor of
accounting, was appointed the Miller-Sherrerd Professor
at the Wharton
School, effective July 1, 2003.
Dr. Lambert has been with Wharton since
1999. His previous appointments include positions at
Northwestern University and Stanford University. He
has received several career and teaching awards, including
the Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award for Teaching Excellence,
and the Hay Group Faculty Research fellowship.
Dr. Lambert has served on the editorial
board of the Journal of Accounting Research and
the Review of Accounting Studies. His area of
research lies in theoretical and empirical performance
measurement, incentive compensation plans, cost analysis,
and financial reporting. He is currently working on
valuation, granting, and incentive effects of employee
stock options plans, information and cost of capital.
He has published articles in the Journal of Accounting
Research on customer satisfaction measures and
future financial performance.
1993, John Sherrerd (WG '56), along
with Paul F. Miller (W '50, HON '81), made a gift to
establish the Miller-Sherrerd Endowed Professorship.
In addition they provided funding for the Miller-Sherrerd
MBA Core Curriculum Teaching Awards. Another endowed
professorship, the Miller-Anderson-Sherrerd Chair was
provided by Mr. Sherrerd and Mr. Miller through their
former company, Miller, Anderson & Sherrerd. Mr.
Miller and Mr. Sherrerd are former members of the Wharton
Board of Overseers. Mr. Miller is also a former Penn
Trustee and has been a generous donor to Penn.