William J. Mayew

Martin L. Black, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Business Administration
Professor of Business Adminstration
Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Bill Mayew is the Martin L. Black Jr. Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.  Professor Mayew received his Ph.D. in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006 and has been on the Fuqua faculty since graduation. He previously worked in accounting and financial reporting assurance at Ernst & Young.

Bill studies managerial communication of firm performance in general, with much of his research falling into the following three topical areas: (1) factors that shape voluntary earnings conference call communications and the effects of those communications, (2) the influence of personal traits and social forces on managerial communication, and (3) the determinants and consequences of managerial communication through mandatory financial reports.  Here is a video summarizing his research agenda.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin (2006)
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin (2006)
  • M.S., University of North Carolina at Wilmington (1998)
  • M.S., University of North Carolina - Wilmington (1998)
  • B.S., University of North Carolina - Wilmington (1997)
  • B.S., University of North Carolina at Wilmington (1997)

Mailing Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
Box 90467
Durham, NC 27708

Street / Delivery Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
140 Science Drive
Gross Hall, Suite 101
Durham, NC 27708

919-613-1305