Dr. Eric Lohwasser, CPA Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Accounting Academic Department
(970) 491-6256
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Eric is an Assistant Professor and Dean's Scholar at CSU's College of Business. His research focuses on auditing, corporate disclosure, accounting/auditing standards, and labor economics, and his studies have been published in peer-reviewed academic journals including Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, and the Journal of Accounting Auditing & Finance. He teaches Advanced Accounting in our undergraduate program and Forensic Accounting and Fraud Auditing in our graduate program. 

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 expertise across these positions focused on SEC compliance, post-IPO financial reporting, corporate spin-offs, insurance, financial guarantors, REITs, structured finance products, and international consolidation. Eric attained his CPA license while in practice and 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 eric.lohwasser@colostate.edu