Mendoza School of Business


Fred Mittelstaedt

Professor
Accountancy
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  • Biography
  • Background
  • Publications
  • Books
  • Awards

H. Fred Mittelstaedt is a Professor of Accountancy at the University of Notre Dame. He was the department chair from 2007 to 2019. His research interests lie in financial reporting and pension and retiree health benefits, and his research has been published in accounting and finance journals. Mittelstaedt has taught courses in financial reporting at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He is a coauthor of Financial Reporting & Analysis (8th Ed.)


Honors and distinctions include the Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the Kaneb Undergraduate Teaching Award and the Executive MBA Outstanding Teacher Award. Mittelstaedt also has given Congressional testimony on retiree health benefits. He previously was a member of the editorial advisory and review board for The Accounting Review.

Education
Ph D, University of Illinois
MS, Illinois State University
BS, Illinois State University

Areas of Expertise
Financial Reporting
Pension and Retiree Health Benefits


"Research and Ethical Issues Related to Retirement Plans", Journal of Business Ethics, 52, 2004

"The Relative Reliability of Financial Statement Recognition and Disclosure: Evidence from SFAS No. 106", (With Paquita Davis-Friday, C. Liu), Contemporary Accounting Research, 21, 2004

"An Empirical Analysis of the Investment Performance of the Chilean Pension System", (With J. Olsen), Journal of Pension Economics & Finance, 2, 2003

"The Value Relevance of Financial Statement Recognition Versus Disclosure: Evidence from SFAS No. 106", (With Paquita Davis-Friday, L. Folami, C. Liu), The Accounting Review, 74, 1999

"Financial Reporting & Analysis (8th Ed)", (With Lawrence Revsine, Daniel Collins, W. Johnson, Leonard Soffer), McGraw-Hill, 2020

"Financial Reporting & Analysis (7th Ed)", (With Lawrence Revsine, Daniel Collins, W. Johnson, Leonard Soffer), McGraw-Hill, 2017

"Financial Reporting & Analysis (6th Ed)", (With Lawrence Revsine, Daniel Collins, W. Johnson, Leonard Soffer), McGraw-Hill, 2014

"Financial Reporting & Analysis (5th Ed)", (With Lawrence Revsine, Daniel Collins, W. Johnson), McGraw-Hill, 2011

"Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching", University of Notre Dame, 2020

"Dean Mission Award", Mendoza College of Business, 2018

"Joseph A Silvoso Award", Federation of Schools of Accountancy, 2016

"Kaneb Undergraduate Teaching Award", 2003

"Executive MBA Teaching Award", 2001

"Kaneb Undergraduate Teaching Award", 2000

"PricewaterhouseCoopers Faculty Fellow", 1998