Don Giacomino

Don  Giacomino
Don GiacominoMarquette University

Straz Hall, 004

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(262) 243-9292
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Professor Emeritus of Accounting

Dr. Giacomino is a Professor Emeritus of Accounting and a former Donald F. Flynn and Beverly L. Flynn Chair in Accounting in the College of Business Administration at Marquette University. He joined Marquette University in 1977 after serving as a faculty member at the University of Kentucky, the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and the University of Montana. At Marquette, he served a one-year term as Interim Dean of the College of Business Administration and he served as chairman of the Department of Accounting from 1986 to 2004.

Dr. Giacomino has served as Visiting Professor (1984-1985) with Boston University in Europe. He taught in the CPA Review of Wisconsin for 18 years and he has provided expert testimony as a court referee on legal cases. Giacomino has authored a textbook and over 50 refereed articles in academic and professional journals.

He served for 15 years as an accreditation reviewer for the AACSCB the International Association for Management Education. Dr. Giacomino has professional experience in: Internal auditing (Kennecott Copper), public accounting (Douglas Wilson & Co.), consumer finance (Household International), and expert testimony as a court referee on legal cases.


D.B.A. University of Kentucky, Accounting and Management Science, 1977

M.B.A., University of Montana, Accounting

B.A., University of Montana, Accounting

Professional Interests

Auditing, Cash Flow Analysis, Ethics and Personal Values, Financial Literacy, Corporate Governance, Quality of Earnings.

Selected Publications

"The Influence of Foreign Operations and Their Disclosure on Earnings Quality" (with Fang Hu and Sixian Yang) International Business and Economics Journal.  Volume 9, Number 3.  March 2010, pp. 109-119.

“A Review of Bankruptcy Prediction Studies: 1930 to Present”, (with Jodi Bellovary and Michael Akers) Journal of Financial Education, Volume 33, Winter 2007, pp. 1-43

“A Review of Going-Concern Predictions Studies: 1976 to Present” (with Michael Akers and Jodi Bellovary)  Journal of Business and Economics Research, Volume 5, Number 5, May 2007, pp. 9-29.

Honors and Awards

The Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) Lifetime Achievement in Accounting Education Award (1999)

Appointed (2006) to the Board of Directors of the WICPA, serving on the Executive Committee.