Professor Bryan teaches accounting information systems, introductory accounting, and financial statement analysis in the undergraduate program. He has worked as an assistant professor for SUNY Buffalo, as an auditor for Ernst & Young and as a manager and financial systems analyst for Northern Telecom Japan, Inc. His research primarily focuses on financial reporting and bankruptcy emergence. His financial reporting research examines how items, such as conservatism, forecast dispersion, and audit committee characteristics affect how accounting information can be incorporated into valuation. His bankruptcy research examines how items, such as going concern opinions, solvency and liquidity are associated with the reversal of financial distress for bankrupt firms. He is also fluent in conversational Japanese.