Graeme Rankine, Ph.D.
Global finance and accounting, Strategic finance and accounting for value creation, Corporate finance, Activity-based costing and management, Balanced scorecard, Mergers and acquisitions, Corporate reorganization and restructuring
Accounting Bootcamp, Corporate Financial Reporting, Financial Accounting & Analysis, Financial Accounting & External Reporting, Fundamentals of Accounting, Intrapreneurial Project, Managerial Decision Making & Accounting Information, Mergers & Acquisition Finance, Mergers & Acquistions Strategy
Anative of Australia, Graeme Rankine is associate professor of accounting, and academic director of the LG Electronics Executive MBA (Korea) Program at Thunderbird School of Global Management. He has been Academic Director of the Executive MBA-Europe Program and the EMBA-Asia (Taiwan) Program.
He is also currently Academic Director of Thunderbird’s Finance for Global Managers Program, and Lucent’s New Business Development Program. He has taught strategic finance and accounting programs in Thunderbird Executive Education including those for Aventis (China), ARCO (China), Briggs & Stratton, British Petroleum (USA), Cox Communications, Danone, DHL, Hewlett Packard, Hilti (China), ExxonMobil, Lucent, Pharmacia, SK Corporation, T-Mobile, Kraft, and Unocal. He has taught in mergers and acquisitions programs for Vitro SA de CV (Mexico), CEZ (Czech Republic), and Thunderbird’s Executive MBA Programs in Prague, Czech Republic, Sao Paulo, Brazil and Taipei, Taiwan. He has also taught leadership and strategic finance programs for Agere Systems, PCS Health Systems and Cox Communications, as well as finance and accounting programs for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Chase Manhattan.
Prior to joining Thunderbird, Dr. Rankine taught at Rice University in Houston, Texas where he received several teacher recognition awards including the Student Association Mentor Recognition Award, the Amoco Teaching Award, the Nicolas Salgo Distinguished Teaching Award, and the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize. Professor Rankine was voted Outstanding EMBA Professor in 2008.
He has also taught at the Australian National University, the University of Arizona, the London Graduate School of Business Studies, the University of Colorado, and the University of Washington. During 2002, he taught in the Ph.D program at Arizona State University, Tempe (ASU). He has served on Ph.D theses committees at ASU.
Dr. Rankine has taught finance, accounting and strategy in numerous executive education programs, including programs in Australia, Bosnia, Brazil, Britain, China, Czech Republic, France, Libya, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and the U.S.
His research is published in leading journals including The Accounting Review, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Accounting, Ethics and Public Policy, the Journal of Accounting and Finance Research and Issues in Accounting Education. And his work and expertise has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Individual Investor, U.S. News & World Report, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Forbes and Business Week. Dr. Rankine is the co-author (with Earl K. Stice) of “Readings and Applications in Financial Accounting,” 2nd. ed., and contributing coauthor (with Earl K. Stice) to “Introduction to Financial Accounting,” 5th. ed. by Horngren, Sundem and Elliott.
He completed his Ph.D in Business Administration at the University of Washington, and received a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.