David Schwarzkopf

  • Associate Professor, Accounting
  • Visiting Professor, Reykjavik University
  • Ph.D. University of Connecticut
  • MPA Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • MSA Bentley University
  • AB Harvard University

Teaching Interests

Social policy analysis; Internationalization;
Accountability of professions and their role in social policy

Research Interests

Reporting on economic & social development;
Social networks;
Business ethics / Corporate social responsibility

Bio

Interests include literature, music, environment, languages & cultures. Have lived in UK and Canada. Undergraduate degree in German; MPA focus on business & government relations in science & technology; PhD in business (accountancy concentration).

Awards and Honors

  • 2006, Research grant, US National Science Foundation
  • 2004, Curriculum development grant , PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • 2003, Research grant, Babson-United Research Fund
  • 1994, Program development grant, US Department of Education
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Sigurjonsson, T. O., Arnardottir, A. A., Jiao, H., Zhu, Y., Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2021). Business ethics in China and Iceland--Contrasts and convergence. Thunderbird International Business Review, (64 (2022)) 1 (January / February) 39-49.
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2019). Persistent peers and the rhetoric of state economic competition. Technology in Society, (57) May 46-53. (Link)
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., McDonald, S. M. (2014). A new view to assist public agency development. Journal of Organizational Change Management, (27) 6 922-934. (Link)
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2014). Identifying peer states to assess technology-based economic development. Technology in Society / Elsevier, (39) November 68-76.
  • Sigurjonsson, T. O., Schwarzkopf, D. L., Arnardottir, A. A. (2011). Viðbrögð tengslanets við gagnrýni á fajármálastöðugleika ĺslands’ [Icelandic social network reaction to criticism of financial system stability].. Stjórnmál og stjórnsýsla [Political Science and Public Administration], (7) 1 163-186.
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Hall, G. J., Levy, E. S., Osterheld, K. K. (2008). Executives' Views of Factors Affecting Governance Change in a Not-for-Profit Setting. Business and Society Review, (113) 4 (December) 505-532.
  • Gelinas, U., Schwarzkopf, D. L., Thibodeau, J. C. (2008). Introducing Students to the Integrated Audit with 'Auditing Alchemy, Inc. Journal of Information Systems, (22) 2 (Fall) 153-172.
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Levy, E. S. (2007). Apex Productions: An exercise introducing students to uncertainty in decision making. Journal of Financial Education, (33) Spring 63-86.
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2007). Investors' attitudes toward source credibility. Managerial Auditing Journal, (22) 1 18-33.
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2006). Stakeholder perspectives and business risk perception. Journal of Business Ethics, (64) 327-342.
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Miller, H. M. (2005). Early evidence of how Sarbanes-Oxley implementation affects individuals and their workplace relationships. Business and Society Review, (110) 1(Spring) 21-45.
  • Feldmann, D. A., Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2003). The Effect of Institutional Ownership on Board and Audit Committee Composition. Review of Accounting and Finance, (2) 4 87-109.
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2003). The effects of attraction on investment decisions. Journal of Behavioral Finance, (4) 2 96 - 108.

    Books


  • Sigurjonsson, T. O., Schwarzkopf, D. L., Bryant, M. (2018). The return of trust? Institutions and the public after the Icelandic financial crisis. Emerald Publishing

  • Book Chapters


  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Sigurjonsson, T. O. (2021). AI's manifold role in ethics education In Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch and Wolfgang Amann, (Eds.) Principles of responsible management education (PRME) in the age of artificial intelligence (AI): Opportunities, threats and the way forward. 29-42. Charlotte, NC: UN-PRME Working Group on Anti-corruption
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Sigurjonsson, T. O. (2018). Discursive control using emotion and economics during a financial crisis In , (Eds.) The return of trust? Institutions and the public after the Icelandic financial crisis. 29 - 52. Emerald Publishing
  • Sigurjonsson, T. O., Schwarzkopf, D. L., Bryant, M. (2018). Editors' introduction In , (Eds.) The return of trust? Institutions and the public after the Icelandic financial crisis. xi - xv. Emerald Publishing
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Andrews, B. J. (2014). Conclusions: Medicine and Modernity In , (Eds.) The Making of Modern Chinese Medicine, 1850-1960. 206 - 217. Vancouver & Toronto: University of British Columbia Press

  • Conference Proceedings


  • Hall, G. J.Levy, E. S.Osterheld, K. K.Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2005). The Sarbanes-Oxley Act as a catalyst for governance change at institutions of higher education , (American Accounting Association--Accounting, Behavior & Organziations Research Conference)
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L.Levy, E. S. (2005). Apex Productions: An exercise introducing managerial accounting students to uncertainty in decision making , (American Accounting Association Annual Conference)
  • Gelinas, Jr., U. J.Schwarzkopf, D. L.Thibodeau, J. C. (2005). Integrating Alchemy, Inc., in the AIS and auditing curricula at Bentley College , (American Accounting Association Annual Conference)

  • Other(s)


  • Flynn, P. M., Schwarzkopf, D. L. (). Assessment of state reports on technology-based economic development: Lessons for benchmarkingNational Science Foundation. 360 pp. Forthcoming.
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (). The effects of attraction, repelling, and compromise on investment decisions. Forthcoming.
  • Presentations

  • Andrews, B. J., Choi, S., Eijmberts, J. P., Ledley, F. D., Cleary, E., Thomas, S., Schwarzkopf, D. L., Stuckey, J. K., Davi, W., DeLeo, R., Moriarty, J., Gainsborough, J. F., Gentry, W., , C. R. (2020). “How Taxes Shape Lives” Presented at the Jeanne and Dan Valente Center for the Arts and Sciences Convener, Bentley Humanities Seminar Bentley University
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2016). “Using self-organizing maps to analyze economic development” Presented at the Bentley University DART Data Analytics Workshop Bentley University
  • Chircu, A. M., Schwarzkopf, D. L., Avetisyan, E., Polipowski, A., Brezac, A. (2015). “Teaching Sustainability to MBA Students Through a Global Business Experience Project” Presented at the2015 Bentley Research Colloquium on “Sustainable Worlds: Individual, Business, Societal, and Scientific Perspectives” Waltham, MA
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2012). “Designing a new MBA ”
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2012). “MBA Programme Reform”
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2010). Presented at the Bentley University NSF Grant-writing Workshop Bentley University
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2010). “The structure of community networks defending the concept of ‘financial stability’” Presented at the Bentley University Valente Center Seminar Series Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Sigurjonsson, T. O. (2010). “The structure of community networks defending the concept of ‘financial stability’” Presented at the Reykjavik University Faculty seminar Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Hall, G. J., Levy, E. S., Osterheld, K. K., Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2005). “The Sarbanes-Oxley Act as a catalyst for governance change at institutions of higher education” Presented at theAmerican Accounting Association--Accounting, Behavior & Organziations Research Conference Atlanta, GA
  • Gelinas, Jr., U. J., Schwarzkopf, D. L., Thibodeau, J. C. (2005). “Integrating Alchemy, Inc., in the AIS and auditing curricula at Bentley College” Presented at theNortheast Regional Conference of the American Accounting Association Tarrytown, NY
  • Gelinas, Jr., U. J., Schwarzkopf, D. L., Thibodeau, J. C. (2005). “Integrating Alchemy, Inc., in the AIS and auditing curricula at Bentley College” Presented at theAmerican Accounting Association Annual Conference San Francisco, CA
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Levy, E. S. (2005). “Apex Productions: An exercise introducing managerial accounting students to uncertainty in decision making” Presented at theAmerican Accounting Association Annual Conference San Francisco, CA
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Miller, H. M. (2004). “Early evidence of how Sarbanes-Oxley implementation affects individuals and their workplace relationships” Presented at theAccounting, Behavior & Organizations Research Conference Chicago, IL
  • Thibodeau, J. C., Clausen, T. S., Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2004). “The relative effects of industry and task experience on auditors' sensitivity to cues in going-concern judgments: A signal detection theory approach” Presented at theCentral States Accounting Research Workshop Manhattan, KS
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2003). “A role for multiple stakeholder perspectives in the perception of business risks” Presented at theAccounting, Behavior & Organizations Research Conference Denver, CO
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2003). “A role for multiple stakeholder perspectives in the perception of business risks” Presented at theAnnual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making Vancouver, BC
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2002). “The effects of attraction on investment decisions” Presented at theAccounting, Behavior & Organizations Research Conference Dallas, TX
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2002). “The effect of dominating alternatives on judgments of quality and performance in investment candidates” Presented at theAnnual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making Kansas City, MO
  • Burnaby, P. A., Gelinas, Jr, U. J., Gogan, J. L., Schwarzkopf, D. L., Thibodeau, J. C. (2000). “Assimilating Assurance Services into the Accounting Curriculum”
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Fedorowicz, J. (1998). “Addressing Employer and Student Needs in AIS Education through a Platform Approach to Curriculum Development” Presented at theAmericas Conference on Information Systems Baltimore, MD
  • Feldmann, D. A., Schwarzkopf, D. L. (1998). “The Effect of Institutional Ownership on the Composition of the Board of Directors” Presented at theNortheast Business & Economics Association Annual Conference Newport, RI
  • Feldmann, D. A., Schwarzkopf, D. L. (1997). “The Role of Institutional Investors in Corporate Governance” Presented at theNortheast Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association Rochester, NY
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Mentor (Faculty) for Accountancy Department 2019 - 2020
  • Task Force Member for Accountancy Department strategic review task force 2013 - 2014
  • Secondary advisor to & reviewer of tenure-track member for Tenure-track faculty review 2011 - 2014
  • Mentor (Student) for Bentley Chapter of Ascend Pan-Asian Leaders 2011 - 2013
  • Principal Advisor to Tenure-Track Faculty for Tenure-track faculty review 2010 - 2011
  • University Service


  • Special Institutional Assignment for Bentley University (International Relations) 2016 - 2018
  • Committee Member for Graduate Council 2010 - 2018
  • Committee Member for Graduate Curriculum Committee 2010 - 2018
  • Committee Member for Graduate Program Directors Committee 2010 - 2018
  • Special Institutional Assignment for Bentley University (International Relations) 2016 - 2017
  • author of program review report for Bentley University 2015 - 2016
  • Guest Speaker for Discover Bentley - 2015
  • Guest Speaker for Discover Bentley - 2014
  • Guest Speaker for Discover Bentley - 2013
  • Task Force Chair for Part-time MBA Review Taskforce 2010 - 2011
  • Coordinator, university's participation in case competition for Aspen Institute Business & Society International MBA Competition 2011 - 2011
  • Administrative Assignment, Other for New MBA Thematic Taskforces 2010 - 2010
  • Guest Speaker for GMAC Part-time MBA Conference - 2010
  • Guest Speaker for Business Advisory Council - 2010
  • Task Force Chair for New MBA Design Team 2010 - 2010
  • Professional Service


  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Local Government Studies 2013 - 2018
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Academy for Business in Society 2013 - 2018
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Business Ethics 2011 - 2018
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Business & Society Review 2011 - 2011