Akhilesh Chandra, Ph.D.

Akhilesh Chandra, Ph.D.
Title: Professor of Accounting
Dept/Program: GW Daverio School of Accountancy
Office: CBA 271
Phone: (330) 972-6230
Email: ac10@uakron.edu


  • Ph.D., The University of Memphis, (1993)
  • Master in Communication, University of Delhi, India, (1981)
  • Bachelor in Communications, University of Delhi, India, (1979)

Professional & Academic Experience

Academic/Professional Activities

  • US Patent and Trade Office. Washington, DC. Site visit Case of best practice in ABC.
  • ERP in Industrial Equipment Manufacturing: The Impact on Performance.
  • Thomas Friedman, Global trends and challenges.
  • ISACA University of Delhi Academic Advocate.
  • Protecting Your Company’s Data, Risk seminar, Pittsburgh.
  • Ohio American Accounting Association 2010.
  • SAP Curriculum Congress.

Official Standards

  • Monitoring Internal Control Systems and IT - A Primer for Business Executives, Managers and Auditors on How to Embrace and Advance Best Practices. 2010. ISACA: Rolling Meadows, IL. (A co-authored publication).


Refereed Journal Articles

  • Mahesh Srinivasan and Akhilesh Chandra, “Assessing the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on the Logistics Industry: An Exploratory Study,” Transportation Journal, Winter 2014, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 44 – 78.
  • Cao, J., T. Calderon, A. Chandra, and L. Wang. 2010. "Analyzing Late SEC Filings for Differential Impacts of IS and Accounting Issues." International Journal of Accounting Information Systems. Vol. 11: 189-207.
  • Chandra, A., R. Krovi, and B. Rajagopalan. 2010. "Risk Zones and Longshot Bias: An Exploratory Analysis." International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 2: 91-116.

Research Seminars/Presentations

  • Ethical perceptions of business students. Academy of Business Education meeting, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Risk management strategy for the energy sector. Management Development Institute, Energy Management Program, Gurgaon, India.
  • Internal controls and regulatory compliance. Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India.
  • A model for managing and mitigating enterprise risk. Indian School of Business and Finance, South Extension, New Delhi, India.
  • Accounting and auditing issues in information and systems risks. Jaypee Business School, NOIDA, India.