Eric Lohwasser, Jr. CPA Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Accounting Academic Department
Rockwell Hall, Rm. 255
(970) 491-6256
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Eric is an Assistant Professor and Dean's Scholar at CSU's College of Business. He teaches Advanced Accounting in our undergraduate program and Forensic Accounting and Fraud Auditing in our graduate program. 

Most of Eric's research focuses on how auditors, regulators and key stakeholders affect corporate disclosure decisions and the allocation of resources. His studies have been published in peer-reviewed academic journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, and the Journal of Accounting Auditing & Finance

Eric joined our faculty after completing his Ph.D. at Drexel University. Prior to academia, he was a Manager at PwC in New York City auditing high-profile distressed companies in financial services. Eric also worked in private equity in New York and as an analyst at a multi-manager strategy hedge fund in Boston. His industry experience includes insurance, post-IPO SEC reporting, statutory reporting, asset management, and corporate spin-offs. He attained his CPA license while in practice and also holds a Bachelor's degree in Corporate Finance and Accounting and a Master's degree in Accountancy from Bentley University.

Eric has won awards for both his research and teaching. His curriculum vitae is available by request at