Willie Reddic

Associate Professor of Accounting, Associate Dean for Business Education
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Dr. Willie Reddic is an associate professor in the Joseph L. Lubin School of Accounting at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. Prior to his stint at Syracuse, he worked as an associate dean of programs and curriculum at the Driehaus College of Business and the Kellstadt College of Business at DePaul University.

Dr. Reddic has more than a decade of experience working in corporate executive training. He has worked with Jones, Lang, Lasalle (JLL), Northern Trust Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, McDonalds, Reebok, and Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF). He has taught financial & managerial accounting at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Currently, he is teaching data analytics and decision making at the graduate level at Syracuse University.

His academic research interests include the portfolio rebalancing, earnings management, and auditing in regulated environments. Dr. Reddic has conducted numerous research studies focused on portfolio rebalancing in the insurance industry, including a project that was awarded a grants by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC – CRSH) Research Grant and the MetLife Foundation. His academic research has been published in top journals and presented at prestigious academic conferences.

He is an active member of the PhD Project Faculty Alumni Association and the American Accounting Association. Dr. Reddic received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and MIS from Chico State University, his Masters’ in Finance from University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign, and his Doctorate from Syracuse University.
Ph.D., Accounting , Syracuse University M.A., Economics, Syracuse University M.S., Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign B.S., Business Administration, California State University, Chico
Data Analytics, Financial and Managerial Accounting
Portfolio rebalancing, earnings management, and auditing in regulated environments, and healthcare inequities


  • The Effect of External Monitoring on Conservative Financial Reporting in the Property-Casualty Insurance Industry

    2022 Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory,

  • Under Pressure: Investment Behavior of Insurers under Different Financial and Regulatory Conditions

    2021 Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance – Issues and Practice,46,44946,

  • Operational Risk Management and Regulatory Investment Constraints on Portfolio Allocation: Evidence from Property and Casualty Insurers

    2020 Journal of Regulatory Economics,57,20-52,

  • Portfolio Rebalancing Behavior under Operating Losses and Investment Regulation

    2019 International Review of Economics and Finance,63,313-328,

  • The Association between Complexity and Managerial Discretion in the Property and Casualty Insurance Industry

    2019 The Quarterly Journal of Finance,9,3,

  • Home State Loyalty: An Examination of Insurers’ Municipal Bond Portfolios

    2018 The Journal of Business Financial Research,7,1,5-25,

  • Portfolio Management and Earnings Management: Evidence from Property and Casualty Insurers

    2018 Journal of Accounting and Finance,18,4,30-43,

  • A Repeat Offender of Corruption: South MunaiGas Case Study

    2017 Journal of Forensic Accounting Research,2,1,91-107,

  • How Fair Value Information Changes Portfolio Rebalancing Behavior in the Property and Casualty Insurance Industry

    2016 Journal of Accounting and Finance,16,4,11-27,

  • Jan 01, 2024

    Received - Curriculum & Learning Innovation Grant

    Whitman School of Management
  • Jul 22, 2021

    Curriculum & Learning Innovation Grant

    Syracuse University
  • May 01, 2019

    QIC Excellence in Teaching Award

    DePaul University
  • May 01, 2017

    Driehaus College of Business Teaching Recognition Award

    DePaul University
  • May 01, 2015

    QIC – Research Grant

    DePaul University
  • Creating Successful Futures Through Experiential Learning

    January 19, 2024 Syracuse University
  • Ask A: Faculty Member

    January 31, 2023
  • Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) Panel Discussion

    January 19, 2023