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Meet the Faculty

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Marilyn B. Misch

Professor of Accounting

Division: Business Administration Division
Office: Center for Communication and Business (CCB) 356
Phone: (310) 506-7562
E-mail: marilyn.misch@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D., Arizona State University
  • M.I.M., American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), 1992
  • M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1988
  • B.S., Pepperdine University, 1983


  • Financial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting

Key Awards/Affiliations:

  • Advisor, Pepperdine Accounting Society
  • Certified Public Accountant, California
  • Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence, 2004
  • Pepperdine University Teacher of the Year, 2000
  • American Accounting Association, Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section Program Committee Member
  • Best Paper in Higher Education Award, Global Business Development Institute Conference, 2010

Academic Interests:

  • Accounting Pedagogy and Curriculum Development
  • Financial Accounting
  • International Financial Accounting
  • Olympics Research

Selected Works:

  • Misch, M., Baim, D. (2016). Using Small Baskets of Financial Assets to Estimate Exchange Rates: The Argentine Experience. Graziadio Business Review, 19 (2).
  • Baim, D., Goukasian, L., Misch, M.B. (2015). Olympic Sponsorships, Stock Prices, and Trading Activities. International Journal of Sports Finance, 10 (2), 176-195.
  • Misch, Marilyn and Baim, Dean, "The Infrastructure, Facilities, and Institutional Legacies of the 1988 to 2008 Olympic Games", International Journal of Sport and Society, forthcoming.
  • Misch, Marilyn and Galantine, Carolyn, "A Financial Statement Analysis Project for Introductory Financial Accounting", Global Perspectives on Accounting Education, Volume 6, 2009.
  • Baim, Dean and Misch, Marilyn, "Beijing Olympics 2008: What Kind of Games Do You Want to Play?" Review of Business Research, Volume 8, Number 6, November 2008.
  • "An International Project for Accounting Classes", The Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, Volume 12, Number 2, Summer 2004.
  • "An International Financial Analysis Project for the Accounting Curriculum", Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Volume 1, Number 2, October 2003.