Dan Law

Dan Law, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Accounting


Ph.D., Business Administration, Washington State University, 2003
MACC (Taxation), Washington State University, 2001
B.S. Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1991

Brief Biography
Dan has been a faculty member in the School of Business at Gonzaga University for over nine years.  He teaches undergraduate and graduate cost and managerial accounting, as well as a graduate trailer course dealing with business behavioral issues.  He also teaches a two-week MBA course at the Helsinki School of Economics in Finland.  Dan has published a number of articles dealing with burnout and other behavioral issues in public accounting and higher education.  He currently serves on the School of Business Rank and Tenure Committee and on the Faculty Senate.  He also serves in the community as a leader in his church

Principles of Accounting I (Financial) (ACCT 260)
Principles of Accounting II (Managerial) (ACCT 261)
Cost Accounting (ACCT 363)
Managerial Accounting (MBUS 628)
Business Behaving Badly (MBUS 635)

Research Interests
Stress and Burnout in Accounting Professionals
Burnout in College Students
Business Ethics
Pedagogy of Case Studies

Selected Publications

Chang, S., Law, D., & Chang, H. "The Impact of Personality on Depression among University Students in Taiwan." Chang Gung Medical Journal ; June 2011, Vol. 3, forthcoming.

Melendy, S., & Law, D. "Paper Airplanes, Inc.: Utilizing an In-Class Case to Demystify Process Costing."Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies; 2011, forthcoming.

Law, D. "A Measure of Burnout for Business Students." The Journal of Education for Business; 2010, Vol. 85(4).

Law, D. "Teaching Multiple Cost Accounting Concepts through an Integrative Case Study." Journal of the International Society of Business Disciplines; 2008, Vol. 4(2).

Law, D., Sweeney, J., & Summers, S. "An Examination of the Influence of Contextual and Individual Variables on Public Accountants' Exhaustion." Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research; 2008, Vol. 11.

Xiong, Y., & Law, D. "Student Case: Auditing a Private Third-Party Claims Processor for Medicare."  The Journal of Forensic Accounting; 2008, Vol. 9(1)

Law, D. "Exhaustion in University Students and the Effect of Coursework Involvement." The Journal of American College Health; 2007, Vol. 55(4).

Law, D. "Interactive Organizational Commitment and Hardiness in Public Accountants' Turnover." Managerial Auditing Journal; 2005, Vol. 20 (4).