Thomas A. Buchman

Emeritus Faculty

Leeds School of Business

University of Colorado

Boulder, CO  80309-0419  U. S. A.

Personal Information:



Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, 1976.  

    Major: Accounting: Thesis: Reporting of Extraordinary Items and the Behavior of Security Prices.

    Minor: Social Psychology

Masters of Accounting Science, University of Illinois, 1970.

Bachelor of Science (Industrial Administration), University of Illinois, 1965.



August 2014         Emeritus Faculty, University of Colorado, Boulder 

1974 - 2014          Accounting Faculty, University of Colorado. 

1969 - 1973          Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois, Urbana. 

1967                     Staff Accountant, Touche, Ross Bailey & Smart, Chicago.

          Visiting Faculty

2018 (fall)             CIMBA (Consortium Institute of Management and Business Administrations - a University of Iowa program)

                               Paderno del Grappa, Italy.

2016 (fall)             CIMBA, Italy.

2014 (fall)             CIMBA, Italy.

2012 (spring)        CIMBA, Italy.

2011 (spring)        CIMBA, Italy.

2019 (summer)     Universität Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany.

2018 (summer)     Universität Regensburg.

2017 (summer)     Universität Regensburg.

2015 (summer)     Universität Regensburg.

2015 (fall)             Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka, Japan.

2013 (fall)             Kansai Gaidai University.

2010 (spring)        Kansai Gaidai University.

2007 (spring)        Kansai Gaidai University.

2006 (fall)             Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam Business School, The Netherlands.

1999 (September) INSEAD Euro-Asia Centre “China Consortium International Diploma Program”, Shanghai.

1999 (spring)        INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.

1998 (fall)             University of Washington, Seattle

1992 (summer)     The Netherlands School of Business, Nijenrode, The Netherlands.

1992 (summer)     Trisakti University; Jakarta, ROI.

1991-1992           Netherlands International Institute for Management; Maastricht, The Netherlands.

1984                     University of California, Berkeley.


Frontline program on misleading financial statements:

Bill Gates' 11 Rules for Living

SEC EDGAR database:

Wall Street Journal access to annual reports:




Seinfeld’s Accountant:



Motley Fool:

Monty Python: Accountancy

Monty Python: Vocational Guidance Counsellor

Sesame Street Count (censored)

Video of former WorldCom Controller David Meyers at Baylor University:

Depressing: US Debt clock

Join the Anti-PowerPoint Party

FASB website to access Statements:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

The IASB/IASC International Accounting Standards Board web site

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu international financial reporting webpage

Live web-cam views of Paris

The Cowboy Junkies home page

Monty Python Skit: "The Crimson Permanent Assurance (Full speed ahead, Mr. Cohen!)"

Things to do with your accounting book

Colorado Society of CPA's home page

Wall Street Journal article on test taking

Great interview questions to ask employers

Things CPA exam candidates do to mess up

CPA exam advice from top scorers

"13 Brain-Melting Questions That Companies Ask During Interviews," by Alexandra Mondalek, Business Insider, July 10, 2013