Faculty & Research

E. Richard Brownlee, II

E. Richard Brownlee, II, Dale S. Coenen Professor Emeritus of Business Administration

  • BBA, MBA, Ohio University; PhD, Georgia State University; CPA
Office: FOB 169
Phone: +1-434-924-4800
E-mail: BrownleeR@darden.virginia.edu

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Dale S. Coenen Professor Emeritus of Business Administration, Richard Brownlee was the area coordinator for Accounting and taught "Financial and Managerial Accounting" at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. He was also the faculty leader of Darden's sustainability concentration, and taught the course "Business and Sustainability." Brownlee has served on the University of Virginia faculty senate, and he currently serves as the co-chair of the University of Virginia's Sustainability Policies and Procedures Committee, a subcommittee of the University's Presidential Committee on Sustainability.

Brownlee continues to teach extensively in Darden's Executive Education programs in the areas of financial and managerial accounting, financial management and sustainable business practices. Brownlee was formerly associated with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. and has served as a consultant to the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts and various businesses.

Prior to joining the Darden faculty in 1975, he taught at Ohio University, the University of Northern Iowa and Georgia State University. Brownlee has coauthored textbooks on accounting and financial reporting as well as casebooks on financial and managerial accounting. He has written numerous cases and teaching notes and has received awards for both his teaching and scholarship.


Corporate Financial Reporting
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting and Control Systems
Corporate Pension Plans
Executive Education
Strategic Corporate Sustainability

Executive Education Courses

Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers

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