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Michael H. Granof

Michael H. Granof

Ernst & Young Distinguished Centennial Professor of Accounting and Distinguished Teaching Professor of Business and Public Affairs

Contact Info

CBA 4.246

Office Hours

Spring 2010: Mon - Wed 9:45 - 11:45

Michael Granof, who has a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Michigan, has been a Professor of Accounting at UT Austin since 1972. His research and teaching interests include accounting in governmental and nonprofit organizations and financial accounting. He is the author or coauthor of several textbooks, including Financial Accounting: Principles and IssueAccounting for Managers and Investors; and Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting. At the LBJ School he teaches in the area of financial management.

Granof has a joint appointment in the McCombs School of Business and is a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers.


Ph.D. in accounting, University of Michigan, 1972; M.B.A., Columbia University, 1965; B.A. (honors) in economics, Hamilton College, 1963

Current Positions

Joint Appointment, LBJ School of Public Affairs and McCombs School of Business; Member, Academy of Distinguished Teachers; Chairman of the Board of Directors, The University of Texas at Austin Cooperation Society; Member, Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board; Member, Governmental Accounting Standards Board

Previous Positions

Eskine Fellow, University of Canterbury (1983); Visiting Professor, University of Tel Aviv, 1981; Visiting Fulbright Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1978-1979); Teaching Fellow in Accounting, University of Michigan (1969-1971); Instructor, Executive M.B.A. program, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration (1989-1999); Senior Accountant, Coopers and Lybrand (1966-1968)

Author, Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting: Concepts and Practices (Wiley, 2007); Co-Author, Accounting for Managers and Investors (Prentice Hall, 1992);  Author, Financial Accounting: Principles and Issues (Prentice Hall, 1991)