Placement

The Accounting PhD program strives to prepare candidates for competitive faculty positions at Tier-1 accounting research universities.

Past graduates have earned faculty positions at premier institutions such as University of Chicago, University of Rochester, University of Texas at Austin, University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Ohio State University, Texas A&M University, University of Georgia, University of Notre Dame, University of Illinois, University of Southern California, Rice University, and Washington University at St. Louis, among others.

The following is a detailed list of the initial placements and dissertation topics of our very recent doctoral graduates since 2013:

Name Year First Placement Dissertation Title
Matthew Erickson 2017 Virginia Tech  
Frank Murphy 2017 University of Connecticut  
Nathan Goldman 2016 University of Texas at Dallas The Effect of Tax Aggressiveness on Investment Efficiency
Mindy Kim 2016 George Mason University The Impact of Managerial Overconfidence and Ability on Auditor Going-Concern Decisions and Auditor Termination
Pablo Machado 2016 San Diego State University  Investor Monitoring and Auditor Choice: Evidence from Hedge Fund Activism
Sarah Shaikh 2015 University of Washington Managerial Career Co2016-06-03ncerns and Earnings Forecasts
Joshua (Scott) Judd 2015 University of Illinois at Chicago Auditor Industry Specialization and Revenue Manipulation
Andrew Finley 2015 Claremont McKenna College The Impact of Large Tax Settlements on Firms’ Subsequent Tax and Financial Reporting
James Brushwood 2015 Colorado State University Peer Accounting Information and the Use of Peer-based Multiples for IPO Valuation
Stephen Lusch 2014 University of Kansas The Impact of Financial Constraints on the Relation between Investor-Level Taxes and Capital Structure Decisions
Dane Christensen 2013 Penn State University Corporate Accountability Reporting, Assurance, and High-Profile Misconduct
Curtis Hall 2013 Drexel University Managing Cost to Meet Earning Targets: A Comparison of Public and Privately Held Commercial Banks
Tim Hinkel 2013 Kent State University The Effect of Cash Flow Forecasts on Cost of Debt
David Kenchington 2013 Arizona State University Is the Average Dividend Tax Rate of All Investors Capitalized Into Expected Returns?
Phillip Lamoreaux 2013 Arizona State University Blind Spots: PCAOB Inspection Access and Auditor Reporting Decisions
Landon Mauler 2013 Florida State University Determinants and Consequences of Pre-Tax Forecasts

 

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