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Den Patten

Professor Emeriti
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Current Courses

330.001Accounting For Non-Profit Entities

410.001Accounting For Non-Profit Entities

PhD Accounting

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

MS Accounting

Illinois State University
Normal, IL

BS Accounting

Illinois State University
Normal, IL

Conference Proceeding

Crampton, W., & Patten, D. Corporate Web Page Financial Disclosures by Small Businesses. Hawaii International Conference on Business (2002)

Journal Article

Antonini, C., Olczak, W., & Patten, D. Corporate Climate Change Disclosure During the Trump Administration: Evidence from Standalone CSR Reports. Accounting Forum 45.2 (2021): 118-141.
Patten, D. Seeking Legitimacy. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal 11.6 (2020): 1009-1021.
Blanc, R., Branco, M., & Patten, D. Cultural Secrecy and Anti-Corruption Disclosure in Large Multinational Companies. Australian Accounting Review 29.2 (2019): 438-448.
Michelon, G., Patten, D., & Romi, A. Creating Legitimacy for Sustainability Assurance Practices: Evidence from Sustainability Restatements. European Accounting Review 28.2 (2019): 395-422.
Patten, D., & Shin, H. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal's Contributions to Sustainability Disclosure Research: A Review and Assessment. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal 10.1 (2019): 26-40.


Does society trump Trump? Climate Change Disclosure during the Trump Administration. 31st International Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research. (2019)
Further Exploration of the Impact of Environmental Disclosure: The Market Reaction to the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster. CSEAR Summer Congress. (2018)
Seeking Legitimacy. CSEAR North American Congress. (2018)
Corporate Anti-Corruption Disclosure: An Examination of the Impact of Media Exposure and Country-Level Press Freedom. CSEAR France Congress. (2015)
CSR Disclosure in China: An Analysis of Recent Standalone Reporting. CSEAR North American Congress. (2014)
The Age of Discovery, Simon & Garfunkle, and Quantitative SEA Research: Reflections and Connections on My Cargo Cult Science. GECAMB Portuguese Conference. (2014)
Corporate projections of environmental capital spending: Further analysis of its incidence and its realtion to legitimation. CSEAR Summer Congress. (2013)
Does Today's CSR Disclosure Differ from that of the 1970s? An Empirical Analysis. European Accounting Association Annual Congress. (2013)
Standalone CSR Reporting by U.S. Retail Companies: An Analysis of the Practice and Its Impact. CSEAR North American Congress. (2013)