Associate Professor

Department Name 
Accounting

Office Location 
Sweigart Hall 347
Mailing Address 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

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. (2014). Organizational Evolution at Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery in the Twentieth Century. Accounting History.
  • Chandar, N. & Sanchez, M. H. (2013). Sox Exemption and the True Cost of Internal Controls in Small Companies: The Case of Koss. Global Perspectives on Accounting Education, 10, 91-102.
  • Bricker, R. & Chandar, N. (2012). Relevance, Reliability and Restricted Security Fair Values: A Look at Investment Trusts. Managerial Finance, 38 (12), 1203-1225.
  • Chandar, N., Collier, D., & Miranti, P. (2012). Graph Standardization and Management Accounting at AT&T during the 1920s. Accounting History, 17 (1), 35-62.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.

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).