Title: Full Professor
Office: L. William Seidman Center, 3146
Professor Sopariwala teaches Cost/Managerial Accounting at the sophomore, junior and graduate levels. He earned his Ph.D. at Michigan State University, his MBA at Bowling Green State University and his Bachelor's in Commerce at Bombay University. His research focuses on the cost of capacity utilization and strategic analysis of operating income. He has received research and teaching awards while at Grand Valley State University.
PH.D., Managerial Accounting, Information Systems and Statistics, Michigan State University. (1985).
MBA, Information Systems, Bowling Green State University. (1977).
B.Comm, Accounting and Auditing, Sydenham College, Bombay University, Bombay, India. (1970).
Bettinghaus, B., DeBruine, M., Sopariwala, P. (2012). Idle Capacity Costs: It's Not Just the Expense. Management Accounting Quarterly, 13(2), 1-7.
Mudde, P., Sopariwala, P. (2011). Relative Strategic Variance Analysis: The Case of American Airlines. Cost Management.
DeBruine, M., Sopariwala, P. (2011). Capacity Costs with Time-Based and Use-Based Asset Value Attrition. Accounting Horizons.
College, SCB - Faculty Advising & letters of reference, Faculty Advisor, approximately 15 hours spent per year, Hours. (2012).
College, SCB - Full-Time MBA 615 Course Development Committee - in meetings, Member, approximately 20 hours spent per year, Hours, compensated. (2012).
College, SCB - MBA Committee - Meetings and Admissions, Member, approximately 20 hours spent per year, Hours. (2012).