Professor Matsunaga's teaching interests include introductory and intermediate financial accounting. His main research interests involve the design of managerial compensation contracts. He is currently studying the valuation of employee stock options.
Matsunaga is a co-recipient of the 1995 outstanding manuscript award from the American Taxation Association. In addition, he received the 1994 Competitive Manuscript Award from the American Accounting Association and is a past recipient of a KPMG Peat Marwick Foundation Tax Research Opportunities Award.
"The passion that we bring to teaching leads us to challenge our students and hold them to high standards. The fact that our students accept this responsibility and continue to excel in the classroom is a reflection of the high quality of our accounting graduates." -Steve Matsunaga