Bruce Dehning is originally from Longmont, Colorado. He lived in the Longmont/Boulder area from 1965 until 1997 when he moved to New Hampshire with his wife Katerina and daughter Katerina. They were joined in New Hampshire by their daughter Michaela in 1998. They moved to California in 2002 so that Bruce could be closer to his new job at Chapman University. Soon after their arrival in California they got a puppy named Lilly, and more recently a cat named Indie.
Bruce Dehning is an Associate Professor of Accounting Information Systems at Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business and Economics. He holds a B.S. in Finance, an M.S. in Accounting, and a Ph.D. in Accounting from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado. Professor Dehning is a Past-President of the Information Systems Section of the American Accounting Association and served as Associate Dean of the Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman from 2008 to 2011. He spent a sabbatical semester at the University of Technology, Sydney in 2012, received a Commemorative Medal for merits towards the development of the Faculty of Management and Economics of Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic in 2010, was chosen as Faculty Member of the Year by Alpha Kappa Psi at Chapman in 2010, served as an associate editor of the International Journal of Accounting Information Systems 2007-2010, received the American Accounting Association Information Systems Section Notable Contributions to the Literature Award in 2006, was named a Fulbright Scholar to teach in the Czech Republic in 2005, was awarded the Wang-Fradkin Professorship at Chapman University in 2004, and the Virginia Paul Dee Professorship at the University of New Hampshire in 2001. He has twenty three total publications, including three premier publications and eight impact factor publications. He is the sixth most cited scholar in Accounting Information Systems, being cited more than 1,400 times. He has presented papers at numerous prestigious national and international conferences, and his research has been published in MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Information and Management, and other academic journals. Outside of academia he spent time in the insurance industry and as an accounting information systems consultant for small businesses.