Ben Lansford

Director of the MAcc Program
Professor in the Practice of Accounting

Benjamin Lansford is Professor in the Practice of Accounting and Director of the Master of Accounting (MAcc) program. He joined the Rice faculty in 2014 and teaches financial accounting and financial statement analysis in the MBA, MAcc and undergraduate programs. He has also taught managerial accounting and auditing courses.

Ben previously served on the faculty of The Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Ben earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration at Penn State, an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the University of South Carolina. Before earning his doctorate, he worked in financial accounting for a subsidiary of Fluor Corporation, a multinational engineering and construction company.

Teaching Interests:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
  • Managerial Accounting