Nandini Chandar
Associate Professor Email: nchandar@rider.edu
Phone Number: 609-895-5506
Department Name:
Accounting
Office Location:
Sweigart Hall 347

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Associate Professor
Email: 
nchandar@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
609-895-5506
Department Name: 
Accounting
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Sweigart Hall 347

Dr. Chandar is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of CPAs and the New Jersey Society of CPAs.

Research Interests: Financial Reporting and Regulation in Capital Markets, Financial Intermediation, Investment Company Reporting, Agency Theory, Audit Committees and Corporate Governance, Accounting and Business History

Background Information

  • Ph.D.  Case Western Reserve University,  Cleveland, OH,  Accountancy,  1997
  • M.B.A.  Indian Institute of Management,  Calcutta, India,  Finance,  1981
  • Bachelor of Commerce St. Francis' College (Osmania University),  India,  1979

Refereed Articles

  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (in press, 2013).  Organizational Evolution at Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery in the Twentieth Century.  Accounting History.
  • Chandar, N., Chang, H., & Zheng, X. (2012).  Does Overlapping Membership on Audit and Compensation Committees Improve a Firm's Financial Reporting Quality?  Review of Accounting and Finance, 11 (2), 141-165.
  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (2012).  Graph Standardization and Management Accounting at AT&T during the 1920s.  Accounting History, 17 (1), 35-62.
  • Bricker, R. & Chandar, N. (in press, 2012).  Relevance, Reliability and Restricted Security Fair Values: A Look at Investment Trusts.  Managerial Finance.
  • Beaudoin, C., Chandar, N., & Werner, E. (2011).  Good Disclosure Doesn't Cure Bad Accounting - or Does it? Evaluating the Case for SFAS 158.   Advances in Accounting, 27 (1), 99-110.
  • Chandar, N., Beaudoin, C., & Werner, E. (2010).  Are Potential Effects of SFAS 158 Associated with Firms' Decisions to Freeze their Defined Benefit Pension Plans?   Review of Accounting and Finance, 9 (4), 424-451.
  • Chandar, N., Patro, D., & Yezegel, A. (2009).  Crisis, Contagion and Cross-Listings.   Journal of Banking and Finance, 33 (9), 1709-1729.
  • Chandar, N. & Miranti, P. (2009).  Integrating Accounting and Statistics: Forecasting, Budgeting and Production Planning at the American Telephone and Telegraph Company during the 1920s.   Accounting and Business Research, 39 (4), 373-395.

Refereed Proceedings
Full Paper

  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (2012).  Practice Strategy and the Metamorphosis of Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery in the Twentieth Century: Markets, Professional Knowledge, Technology and Regulation.  World Congress of Accounting Historians.
  • Chandar, N. & Sanchez, M. (2012).  Sox Exemption and the True Cost of Internal Control in Small Companies: The Case of Koss.  American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Region.
  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (2012).  Practice Strategy and the Metamorphosis of Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery in the Twentieth Century: Markets, Professional Knowledge, Technology and Regulation.  American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.
  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (2012).  Practice Strategy and the Metamorphosis of Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery in the Twentieth Century: Markets, Professional Knowledge, Technology and Regulation.  World Congress of Accounting Historians.
  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (2010).  Standardization of information for planning and control: Graphical representation of management accounting information at AT&T during the 1920s.   Accounting History International Conference.
  • Chandar, N., Klein, A., & Zheng, X. (2010).  Do Multiple Directorships on Audit Committees Influence Financial Reporting Quality?   American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.

Abstract Only

  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (in press, 2013).  Finance and the Boundary of the Firm: Bell Telephone Securities in the 1920s and 1930s.  Economics and Business History Conference (Annual).
  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (in press, 2013).  Innovation in Firm Financing: Bell Telephone Securities, 1921-1935.  Accounting History International Conference.
  • Chandar, N. & Sanchez, M. (2012).  Sox Exemption and the True Cost of Internal Control in Small Companies: The Case of Koss.  American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Region.
  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (in press, 2011).  Finance and the Boundaries of the Firm: Bell Telephone Securities during the 1920s and 1930s.   American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.
  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (2011).  Practice Strategy and the Metamorphosis of Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery in the Twentieth Century: Markets, Professional Knowledge, Technology and Regulation.   Academy of Accounting Historians 2011 Research Conference.
  • Beaudoin, C., Chandar, N., & Werner, E. (2010).  Good Disclosure Doesn't Cure Bad Accounting - or Does it? Evaluating the Case for SFAS 158.   American Accounting Association Northeast Regional Meeting.

Presentation of Refereed Papers
International

  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (2012). Practice Strategy and the Metamorphosis of Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery in the Twentieth Century: Markets, Professional Knowledge, Technology and Regulation.   World Congress of Accounting Historians, New Castle, United Kingdom.
  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (2010). Standardization of information for planning and control: Graphical representation of management accounting information at AT&T during the 1920s and 1930s.   Accounting History International Conference, Wellington, New Zealand.

National

  • Chandar, N. & Collier, D. (2012). Practice Strategy and the Metamorphosis of Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery in the Twentieth Century: Markets, Professional Knowledge, Technology and Regulation.   American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, District of Columbia.
  • Chandar, N. (2011). Practice Strategy and the Metamorphosis of Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery in the Twentieth Century: Markets, Professional Knowledge, Technology and Regulation.   Academy of Accounting Historians 2011 Research Conference, College Park, Maryland.
  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (2011). Finance and the Boundaries of the Firm: Bell Telephone Securities during the 1920s and 1930s.   American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
  • Chandar, N., Klein, A., & Zheng, X. (2010). Do Multiple Directorships on Audit Committees Influence Financial Reporting Quality American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California.
  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (2010). Finance and the Boundaries of the Firm: Bell Telephone Securities during the 1920s & 1930s.   Academy of Accounting Historians 2010 Research Conference, Columbus, Ohio. 
  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (2010). Standardization of information for planning and control: Graphical representation of management accounting information at AT&T during the 1920s.   Academy of Accounting Historians 2010 Research Conference, Columbus, Ohio.

Regional

  • Chandar, N. & Sanchez, M. (2012, April). Sox Exemption and the True Cost of Internal Control in Small Companies: The Case of Koss.   American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Region, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Beaudoin, C., Chandar, N., & Werner, E. (2010). Good Disclosure Doesn't Cure Bad Accounting - Or Does It? Evaluating the Case for SFAS 158.   American Accounting Association Northeast Regional Meeting, Burlington, Vermont.

Other Intellectual Activities
Teaching and Learning Scholarship

  • 2012:  Work-in-Progress Seminar Presentation at Rider University College of Business Administration of paper with Dr. Maria Sanchez titled SOX Exemption and the True Cost of Internal Controls in Small Companies: The Case of Koss.
  • 2012:   Research in Accounting Regulation, Editor, Teaching Notes Section.

Learning & Pedagogical Scholarship

  • 2011: Other Research Activities.  Research in Accounting Regulation, Editor, Teaching Notes Section
  • 2010: Other Research Activities.  Research in Accounting Regulation, Editor, Teaching Notes Section
  • 2009: Other Research Activities.  Research in Accounting Regulation, Editor, Teaching Notes Section
  • 2008: Other Research Activities.  Research in Accounting Regulation, Editor, Teaching Notes Section 

Honors/Awards
Awards 

  • 2011:  Summer Research Fellowship, Rider University.

Honors

  • 2010:  2010 Best Paper by a New Faculty Award from the Northeast AAA Regional Meeting for the paper entitled Good Disclosure Doesn't Cure Bad Accounting - Or Does It? Evaluating the case for SFAS 158. American Accounting Association.
  • 1989:  Elijah Watts Sells Certificate of Merit for outstanding performance on the CPA exam (top 100 scorer on the exam) American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).