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Darla Moore School of Business

School of Accounting graduates four Ph.D. candidates in May 2018

June 5, 2018

May 2018 saw four of the School of Accounting’s Ph.D. student walk to receive their diplomas, ready to embark on careers of teaching and research.

Mary Marshall’s dissertation is titled “Mitigating Advocacy Bias: The Effect of the Reviewer Role on Tax Professional Judgment.” She will be teaching at Louisiana Tech University beginning Fall 2018.

Nate Waddoups’s dissertation is titled “Altering Time: The Effect of Feedback Frequency on Employee Behavior.” He will be starting at University of Denver in Fall 2018.

Erin Hawkins graduated in August 2017, but due to personal circumstances was unable to walk until May graduation. Erin‘s dissertation is titled “When Auditors’ Skeptical Judgments Do Not Lead to Skeptical Actions.” She is currently an assistant professor at Clemson University.

Laura Feustel’s dissertation is titled “Investor reactions to complex financial accounting disclosures: Experimental evidence from the tax disclosure of permanently reinvested earnings.” She will begin teaching at Ohio State University in Fall 2018.

Congratulations to all of our graduating accounting Ph.D. students! May your careers and your lives be successful!


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