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W. Timothy Mitchell

Clinical Associate Professor



Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration Accounting, University of Kentucky, 2008
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Accounting, Auburn University, 1987

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, July 2013 - May 2017
Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, August 2008 - May 2013

Recent Honors / Awards

American Accounting Association / Annual Meeting Outstanding Management Accounting Paper, 2013

Teaching Interests

  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost / Managerial Accounting
  • Performance Measurement and Organizational Control

Selected Publications

Mitchell, W. T., A. Presslee, A. Schulz and A. Webb. (2022). Needs Versus Wants: The Mental Accounting and Effort Effects of Tangible Rewards. Journal of Management Accounting Research.

Fisher, J., W. T. Mitchell, S. Peffer and A. Webb. (2019). Inequity Aversion, Incentives, and Personal Norms: The Effects on Budget Preparation and Use. Journal of Management Accounting Research, 31(1), 105-128.

Cockrell, R., Mitchell, W., & Stone, D. N. (2006). Negotiating the Emerging "Flat" World. Journal of Information Systems, 20(2), 143-146.