Pascal Bizarro, Ph.D.

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Pascal Bizarro, Ph.D.

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-8074
  • Email: pbizarr@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 228 Maurer Center

Dr. Pascal A. Bizarro is an associate professor of accounting in the department of accounting and management information systems at Bowling Green State University, Ohio. He is a certified information systems auditor. He has received his master and doctorate degrees in Accounting Information Systems from The University of Alabama. He has published a number of papers in leading journals such as ISACA Journal, The CPA Journal, and Internal Auditing. Dr. Bizarro is the main advisor for the Information System Audit and Control (ISAC) undergraduate and graduate programs at BGSU. He is currently the president of the Northwest Ohio ISACA Chapter and the academic advocate/board member of the Northwest Ohio IIA Chapter.

EDUCATION

PH.D, 2003, Accounting, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

M.Acc, 1998, Accounting, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

B.B.A., 1998, Commercial Engineer, HEC, Liege - Belgium

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Information Systems Auditor, April 2006

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Associate Professor, Bowling Green State University, Schmidthorst College of Business, 2013-present
Assistant Professor, Bowling Green State University, Schmidthorst College of Business, 2008-2013
Assistant Professor, The University of Mississippi, Patterson School of Accountancy, 2003-2008
Graduate Teaching Assistant, The University of Alabama, Culverhouse School of Accountancy, 2000-2003
Instructor, The University of Alabama, Romance Language Department, 1997

SELECTED AWARDS

Schmidthorst College of Business Leadership Council Faculty Excellence Award, 2015.Primrose Family Professor in Accountancy, Bowling Green State University, 2013-present
Distinguished Research Award, Allied Academies Summer Internet Conference, 2013
Outstanding Doctoral Student, Beta Gamma Sigma, The University of Alabama, 2003
Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Minoring in Applied Statistics, Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science, The University of Alabama, 2003
C&BA Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Doctoral Student, The University of Alabama, 2003
Frederic Augustin Brett Memorial Endowed Scholarship, The University of Alabama, 2000-2003
American Accounting Assoc. Doctoral Consortium Representative, Tahoe City, CA, 2000

  • Accounting Information System
  • IT Auditing
  • Information System Assurance & Control
  • XBRL/XML
  • System Auditors Performance
  • Web-driven Databases
  • Data Modeling and Query Language
  • Blockchain Technology
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Bizarro, P. and A. Wheeler (2021). Reduced Appetite: How COVID-19 will Affect Future Business Continuity Planning. ISACA Journal forthcoming.

Nix, J. and P. Bizarro (2020). US Data Privacy Law: A Disparate Landscape in Need of Consolidation. ISACA Journal (5).

Bizarro, P., Crum, E., and J. Nix (2019). The Intelligent Audit. ISACA Journal (6), 23-29.

Bizarro, P., Crum, E., and J. Nix (2019). The Intelligent Audit. ISACA Journal, 6.

Bizarro, P., and D. H. Cho (2019). Anti–money Laundering in Banking and Capital Markets. Internal Auditing 34(2):22-28.

Bizarro, P., Garcia, A., and Z. Moore (2019). Blockchain: Explained and Implications for Accountancy. ISACA Journal (1).

Bizarro, P., Mankowski, H. and R. Mankowski (2018). Blockchain Technology: Benefits, Risks, and the Future. Internal Auditing 33(4), 12-16.

Bizarro, P. and M. Dorian (2017). Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Auditing. Internal Auditing

Bizarro, Pascal and Barker, Kelly. “Phishing Attack: A case analysis of Seagate Technology PLC.” Internal Auditing. July/August 2017.

Bizarro, P. and B. Masin (2015). Preparing for enterprise security risks of the Internet of Things. Internal Auditing 30(4), 5-9.

Bizarro, P. and C. Cubero Rivera (2015). Security Awareness as an essential component of a Security Strategy. Internal Auditing 30(3), 33-38.

Bizarro, P. (2015). The Importance of Cognitive Style in Information Retrieval Tasks. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal 19(1), 135-151.

Bizarro, P. (2015). Effect of Different Database Structure Representations, Query Languages, and Users Characteristics on Information Retrieval. Journal of Management Information and Decision Sciences 18(1), 27-52.

Bizarro, P. and I. Dacosta (2014). Data Lifecycle Management: Benefits, Risks, and Controls. Internal Auditing 29(4), 10-14

Bizarro, P. (2013). The Importance of Cognitive Style in Information Retrieval Tasks. Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal (forthcoming).

Bizarro, P. (2013). Effect of Different Database Structure Representations, Query Languages, and Users Characteristics on Information Retrieval. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal (forthcoming).

Bizarro, P. and A. Garcia (2013). Virtualization: Benefit, Risks, and Control. Internal Auditing 28(4), 11-18.

Bizarro, P. and A. Garcia (2013). Sarbanes–Oxley Compliance Issues Within an ERP Implementation. Internal Auditing 28(1), 35-40.

Bizarro, P., Garcia, A., and J. Nix (2013). Mobile devices used in a corporate setting: risks and benefits. ISACA Journal (1).

Bizarro, P. and A. Garcia (2012). Cloud Computing from an Auditor's Perspective Risks and Benefits. Internal Auditing, 27(5), 10-17.

Bizarro, P. and A. Garcia (2011). SeQueL: The Other Audit Tool – Part III: Multi-file Association and Benford’s Law. Internal Auditing 26(6), 26-35.

Bizarro, P. and A. Garcia (2011). SeQueL: The Other Audit Tool – Part II: Data Visualization and Analysis. Internal Auditing 26(5), 16-20.

Bizarro, P. and A. Garcia (2011). SeQueL: The Other Audit Tool – Part I: Basic, Completeness, and Uniqueness Procedures. Internal Auditing 26(4), 10-16.

Bizarro, P. and A. Garcia (2011). Using XBRL GL (global ledger) to enhance the audit trail and internal control. The CPA Journal 81(5), 64-71.

Bizarro, P., Boudreaux, C., and A. Garcia (2011). Are Companies That Report Material Weaknesses in Internal Control More Likely to Restate their Financial Statements? Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal 15(3), 73-94.

Bizarro, P., and A. Garcia (2010). Understanding XBRL – Beyond the basics, Benefits for financial reporting and auditing. The CPA Journal 80(5), 62-71

Robbins, W., Lunsford, D., and P. Bizarro (2004). Protecting Information Privacy When Retiring Old Computers: Advice for the Unsuspecting. The CPA Journal 74(7), 60-62.

Lunsford, D., and P. Bizarro (2003). Alphabet Soup: A Hands-on Introduction to the Extensible Markup Language and Related Technologies. Compendium of Classroom Cases and Tools for AIS Applications, American Accounting Association, Information Systems Section.

Updated: 11/21/2022 01:35PM