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Bradley Hendricks

Associate Professor of Accounting


McColl 4009, CB 3490 Chapel Hill, NC 27599


Brad Hendricks is an expert in corporate disclosure, financial regulation, initial public offerings and entrepreneurship.

He teaches courses at UNC Kenan-Flagler on financial reporting and the foundations of business thought to graduate and undergraduate students. He also teaches and works with executive audiences. He is an award-winning teacher, having won the Weatherspoon Award for Teaching Excellence multiple times.

Dr. Hendricks’ research has been published in leading accounting and management journals, including the Journal of Accounting ResearchThe Accounting ReviewReview of Accounting StudiesManagement Science, Organization ScienceStrategic Management Journal. He also publishes in Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review.

His work has been honored with the Bullard Faculty Research Impact Award, which recognizes a professor whose research has had a significant impact on the practice of business.

Dr. Hendricks serves as a board member of the Private Company Council, the primary advisory council to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on private company issues. In this role he helps FASB understand the effects of accounting standards on private companies and helps shape new standards as they relate to private companies.

He also serves on the Luther Hodges Scholars Board of Mentors and previously was a board member for Carolina for the Kids, the largest student-run philanthropy in North Carolina.

Prior to joining UNC Kenan-Flagler, Dr. Hendricks worked as an accountant for a start-up technology company and as a CPA at Ernst & Young.

He received his PhD in business administration from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business. He received his MAcc and BA in accounting from the University of Utah, where he graduated with high honors.

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