Nicholas Dopuch

Hubert C. & Dorothy R. Moog Professor Emeritus of Accounting (11/15/29 – 2/4/18) 

Professor Nicholas Dopuch was an internationally known accounting scholar and was the Hubert C. and Dorothy R. Moog Professor of Accounting at Washington University since 1983. He served in many capacities at the Olin Business School, including Director of the Ph.D. Program from 1986 through 2003 and editor or co-editor of the Journal of Accounting Research from 1967 to 2001.

Professor Dopuch was awarded the Olin Business School Dean’s Medal in April of 1995 and received a Distinguished Faculty Award on Washington University’s Founders Day 2004. He was twice winner of the AICPA’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Accounting Literature. In 1981, he was the recipient of the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award of the American Accounting Association, and in 1999, the Outstanding Auditing Educator Award of the same association. Professor Dopuch was inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame in August 2001.

Nick continued to contribute his ideas and expertise on a regular basis until his death in 2018. He was a transformation figure for Olin Business School, and Olin faculty felt greatly privileged to work with him.