Faculty and Staff

Dr. Randy Elder

Dr. Randal Elder

Department Head

DHG Term Professor

Department of Accounting and Finance

Bryan 383D rjelder2@uncg.edu (336) 256-0530 LinkedIn Download Curriculum Vitae


Professor Randy Elder, PhD, is the ACF Department Head and Dixon Hughes Goodman Term Professor. He joined the Bryan School in the 2017-18 academic year after serving more than 20 years at Syracuse University. He has an extensive publication record. His research interests include business management, government auditing, fraud, Sarbanes-Oxley, auditing, financial accounting, and income tax. Dr. Elder co-authored the auditing concepts textbook currently used at UNCG and many other business schools. He has taught a wide range of courses, such as a seminar on audit theory and courses on audit practice and small business management.