Juan Manuel Sanchez, Ph.D.
Charlie and Ann Bohl Deacon Endowed Chair

Juan Manuel Sanchez, Ph.D.

Charlie and Ann Bohl Deacon Endowed Chair

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Success and Research, Carlos Alvarez College of Business

Professor, Accounting

Juan Manuel Sanchez is a renowned researcher in executive compensation, corporate governance, financial reporting issues and accounting information systems.

Sanchez has published in leading accounting, finance and multidisciplinary journals such as The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Finance and AccountingAccounting Horizons and Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. He also served as an editor for Journal of Information Systems.

His research is widely cited by academics and major media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, CFO.com, Accounting TodayCompliance Week and Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. According to BYU Author Rankings, Sanchez’s research ranks him in the top decile among all accounting researchers. He has an h-index of 18 with over 2,300 citations to date. 

Before re-entering academia, Sanchez had a successful career in industry working for global firms such as Deloitte and SBC Communications (now AT&T). He then transitioned to teaching, working as an associate professor at Texas Tech University and the University of Arkansas.

Since joining UTSA in 2017, Sanchez has held multiple leadership positions in the Alvarez College of Business, including associate dean of graduate studies and research, associate dean of graduate studies, director of Ph.D. programs and chair of the research excellence team, which enhanced research programs and funding within the college. 

His involvement on campus includes being part of course redesign and curriculum development committees, serving as chair of his department’s technology committee and chairing or being a member of multiple dissertation committees for graduate students.

Sanchez is an advocate for student success and has worked with organizations like the Ph.D. Project since 1999 to inspire students to pursue a doctoral education. He also helped start the Pre-Ph.D. Pathway in the college, which provides students with enriching research experiences and training to help them become stronger candidates for doctoral programs in business and economics. 

Sanchez earned his Ph.D. in Accounting from The University of Texas at San Antonio. He holds an M.S. in Computer Information Systems, an MBA in General Business and a B.B.A in Accounting from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio.

He is the inaugural holder of the Charlie and Ann Bohl Deacon Endowed Chair.