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Barry Hettler

Assistant Professor in the School of Accountancy
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  • Ph.D. (Accounting), Kent State University
  • MS (Accounting), SUNY Brockport
  • BS (Accounting), SUNY Brockport

Research Interests

Dual-class firms, financial analysts, earnings quality, cost of capital, and valuation.


Dr. Barry Hettler is an assistant professor in the School of Accountancy at Ohio University. Prior to his academic career, Barry worked as an internal auditor at Xerox Corporation, focusing primarily on the production cycle, as well as at DeJoy, Knauf, and Blood, LLP, a regional public accounting firm located in Rochester, NY, where he conducted audits and reviews and prepared individual and business tax returns. After his time in industry and public accounting he pursued an advanced degree and received his PhD from Kent State University. Barry is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in New York State.