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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