Andrea M. Romi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Accounting
Education: Ph. D., University of Arkansas (2010)
Area of Expertise: Environmental Accounting, Corporate Sustainability
Office Hours: By Appointment
Room Number: E360
Professor Romi is an Assistant Professor in the Rawls College of Business. She joined the Accounting Department at Texas Tech in June 2012; previously Andrea was a visiting assistant professor at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University – Bloomington. Andrea currently teaches Auditing. Previously, she taught both Auditing and Intermediate Accounting. Andrea received her Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas (2010), her Masters in Accountancy at the University of Missouri – Columbia, and is a CPA. Professor Romi's research interests include environmental accounting and corporate sustainability. She has worked with The Sustainability Consortium, among other leading research institutions and auditing firms, to develop uniform, industry-wide sustainability measurements and assurance standards. Andrea has experience with both non-governmental organizations as well as regulators (e.g. CERES, AICPA, and SEC) in moving the corporate sustainability movement forward. Her research has been integrated into policy papers lobbying regulators to enhance corporate environmental disclosures.
- The association between sustainability governance characteristics and the assurance of corporate sustainability reports. 2014. Forthcoming Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory. With Gary F. Peters.
- Does the voluntary adoption of corporate governance mechanisms improve environmental risk disclosures? Evidence from greenhouse gas emission accounting. 2013. Journal of Business Ethics. With Gary F. Peters.
- Discretionary compliance with mandatory environmental sanction disclosures: Evidence from SEC filings. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 32 (4): 213-236. With Gary F. Peters.
- Beyond "Does it pay to be green?" A meta-analysis of moderators of the CEP-CFP relationship. 2013. Journal of Business Ethics January, 112 (2): 353-366. With H. Dixon-Fowler, D. J. Slater, J. L. Johnson, and A. E. Ellstrand.