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Darla Moore School of Business


Andrew (Drew) Newman

Title: Professor
Department: School of Accounting
Darla Moore School of Business
Phone: 803-777-7450
Office: Darla Moore School of Business 420
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Drew Newman


Drew Newman is a professor in the School of Accounting at the Darla Moore School of Business. He joined the Moore School in 2013 after four years as an assistant professor in accounting at the University of Pittsburgh. Newman holds a Ph.D. from Georgia State University and a B.S. and a M.S. in Accounting from the University of Alabama.

Prior to returning to academia, Newman spent two years with Ernst & Young as an auditor and four years working in various corporate accounting functions.


Newman's specific research interests are management accounting, incentives, information systems and internal control. Some of his most recent published work can be found in the following places:

  • "Honor among thieves: Open internal reporting and managerial collusion," (with H. Evans, D. Moser, and Bryan Stikeleather), forthcoming at Contemporary Accounting Research, 2016.
  • "Relative performance information in tournaments with different prize structures," (with Tafkov), Accounting, Organizations, and Society, 2014, 39(5): 348-361
  • "An investigation of how the informal communication of firm preferences influences managerial honesty, "Accounting, Organizations, and Society 2014, 39(3): 195-207
  • "The effect of relative performance information on performance and effort allocation in a multi-task environment," (with R.L. Hannan, G.P. McPhee, and I.D. Tafkov). The Accounting Review, 2013, 88(2): 553-575
  • "The effect of disseminating relative performance information in tournament and individual compensation schemes," (with R.L. Hannan and R. Krishnan). The Accounting Review, 2008, 83(4): 893-913.


  • Ph.D., Georgia State University, 2009
  • MACC, University of Alabama, 1998
  • B.S., University of Alabama, 1997

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