PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006
M.Acc., Brigham Young University, 1999
BS, Brigham Young University, 1999
Professor of Accounting, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 8/2016-Present
Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 9/2012-7/2016
Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 9/2006-8/2012
Effects of Accounting Regulations
Accounting Disclosure Format and Quality
Financial Statement Auditing
Behavioral and Experimental Research Methods Seminar
Doctoral Dissertation Advising
Recent Honors & Awards
Editor, Accounting, Organizations and Society, 2018-Present
Editor, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 2017-2018
Editorial Board Member, Behavioral Research in Accounting, 2014-2020
Editorial Board Member, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 2014-2017
College Researcher of the Year Award, Isenberg School of Management, 2015
"Custom Contrast Testing: Current Trends and a New Approach,” with R. Guggenmos and C. Agoglia. The Accounting Review, September 2018, Vol. 94 No. 5: 223-244.
"The Relative Effectiveness of Simultaneous versus Sequential Negotiation Strategies in Auditor-Client Negotiations," with S. Perreault and T. Kida. Contemporary Accounting Research, Summer 2017, Vol. 34 No. 2: p. 1048-1070.
“The Effects of Auditor Rotation, Professional Skepticism, and Interactions with Managers on Audit Quality,” with K. Bowlin and J. Hobson, The Accounting Review, July 2015, Vol. 90 No. 4: p. 1363-1393.
"Managing Audits to Manage Earnings: The Impact of Diversions on an Auditor's Detection of Earnings Management," with B. Luippold, T. Kida, and J. Smith, Accounting, Organizations and Society, 2015, Vol. 41:p. 39-54.
"Unintended Consequences of Lowering Disclosure Thresholds," with K. Fanning and C. Agoglia, The Accounting Review, January 2015, Vol. 90 No. 1: p. 301-320.