Alan H. Kvanli Kvanli@unt.edu

Address

Home:
3837 Hunters Trail
Carrollton,TX 75007
(972) 395-0600
Work:
College of Business Administration
University of North Texas
Denton, TX 76203
(940) 565-3115

Brief Biography

Dr. Al Kvanli is an associate professor of management science and statistics at the University of North Texas. He received his Ph.D. in mathematical statistics from Southern Methodist University. He is the lead author of Introduction to Business Statistics: A Computer Integrated Approach, currently in its sixth edition. For the past fourteen years he has been the statistical consultant for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Audit. He has designed and taught sampling courses for state and federal auditors, has served as a statistical consultant, and has written much of the statistical software currently used by federal auditors. He has served as expert witness on numerous occasions that dealt with appeals of monetary recovery by HHS and state sales & use tax agencies. He has written a number of articles related to the application of statistical sampling in an audit environment. He is a member of the American Statistical Association, American Society for Quality, and the Decision Sciences Institute. Dr. Kvanli lives in Carrolton, TX (north Dallas) and enjoys tennis and singing (he sang tenor in an international champion barbershop quartet).


Education

Experience

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS; Denton, Texas

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN BIRMINGHAM; Birmingham, Alabama

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS; Dallas, Texas

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INC; Dallas, Texas

SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY; Dallas, Texas

RESALAB, INC.; Dallas, Texas

COLLINS RADIO COMPANY; Dallas, Texas

Consulting

Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. (1988, continuing)

State of Tennessee, Department of Revenue (2004)

Multistate Tax Commission (Summer 2000, Summer 2001)

Trail Blazer Health Enterprises (February 2000, continuing)

Sibley & Company (2000 - 2001)

Research and Publications

Textbooks

Articles

Proceedings

Presentations

"Common Issues Raised During Audit Appeals and Deriving Confidence Intervals: Some Recent Developments," presented at The Association of Government Auditors Professional Development Conference, Dallas, Texas (April 2003).

The following were presented at the nationwide conference sponsored by the Federation of Tax Administrators and the Multistate Tax Commission, Dallas, Texas (October 2004):

Awards

Research Interests

Professional Organizations