Faculty and ResearchExpert Guide

Maria Vulcheva

Maria Vulcheva

Associate Professor
School of Accounting

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 343
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-3563


  • Ph.D. in Accounting
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Master of Business Administration
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Economic Relations
    University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria

Areas of Expertise

  • Interaction of Information, Incentives and Institutions in the Global Capital Markets
  • International Accounting
  • Economic Consequences of Accounting Regulation

Professional Activities

A member of the American Accounting Association and the European Accounting Association, Dr. Vulcheva has participated in many conferences and has five papers in process including one based on her doctoral dissertation: “International Accounting Standardization across Countries with Unequal Enforcement—Questionable Benefits at a High Price?”

Courses Taught

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Financial Accounting I
  • Global Accounting, Auditing and Financial Strategy
  • Ph.D. Dissertation
  • Seminar: Special Topics in Accounting Research
  • Standards and Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Value Added Accounting Practices in Strategic Business

Refereed Journal Articles

Gutierrez, E., Krupa, J., Minutti-Meza, M. A., & Vulcheva, M. (2020). Do going concern opinions provide incremental information to predict corporate defaults? Review of Accounting Studies, 25.

Gutierrez, E., Minutti-Meza, M. A., Tatum, K., & Vulcheva, M. (2018). Consequences of adopting an expanded auditor's report in the United Kingdom. Review of Accounting Studies, 23(4).

Pownall, G., Vulcheva, M., & Wang, X. (2015). The Creation and Segmentation of the Euronext Stock Exchange: A Solution to the Inadequacy of National Securities Regulators? Accounting Horizons, 29(4).

Hanson, B., Pownall, G., Prakash, R., & Vulcheva, M. (2014). Earnings changes associated with relaxing the reconciliation requirement in non-U.S. firms' SEC filings. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 33(5).

Vulcheva, M. I., Pownall, G., & Wang, X. (2014). The Ability of Global Stock Exchange Mechanisms to Mitigate Home Bias: Evidence from Euronext. Management Science, 60(7).

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