Mark P. Bauman

RSM Professor of Accounting


Ph.D. (Business) University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S. (Accounting) University of Virginia; MBA (Finance) Mississippi State University; B.A. (Management Science) Duke University; C.P.A. (non-practicing); C.F.A.

Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting.

Research Interests

Usefulness of accounting data to investors, creditors, and financial analysts.

Professional Accomplishments

Mark has a strong record of publication in the field of accounting. He has papers published in the Journal of the American Taxation Association, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Accounting Horizons, Research in Accounting Regulation, and the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, to name a few.  He received the UNIBusiness Faculty Scholarship Award in 2008, and the Faculty Teaching Award in 2011.

Before coming to UNI, he was a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Illinois at Chicago. He not only has outstanding academic credentials, but comes to teaching with experience as a Senior Financial Analyst with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and as a Staff Internal Auditor with the National Bank of Washington (DC).

Latest News & Views

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UNI named Top 3 program for CPAs

The University of Northern Iowa’s accounting department ranked third in the nation in preparing students to become certified public accountants, according to a new analytic by Baylor University and UNI professors.

The newly created CPA Success Index estimates students’ progress toward completing all four parts of the CPA exam. The metric found UNI students had an 89% success rate on the notoriously difficult test, just below Texas A&M University (90%) and the University of Missouri-Columbia (95%).

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The University of Northern Iowa today begins its release of COVID-19 test results. This routinely updated aggregate data, shared in a way that protects individuals’ privacy, is available here. The dashboard will be updated each Friday and Monday. “Timely, accurate information is a powerful tool for fighting COVID-19, and we believe everyone in the community deserves to have access to it as we work together to stop this virus,” said President Mark A. Nook.

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