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Kirsten Fanning

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2011
B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Accounting, Drexel University, 2005

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012 to present
Assistant Professor of Accountancy & Information Systems, Villanova University, 2010-2012
Tax Intern, Deloitte & Touche LLP, 2004
Intern, Independence Blue Cross, 2002-2003
Fixed Income Intern, BlackRock, Inc., 2001-2002

Recent Publications

Agoglia, C., Fanning, K., Piercey, M. Forthcoming. Unintended Consequences of Lowering Disclosure Thresholds. The Accounting Review

Desir, R., Fanning, K., Pfeiffer, R. 2010. Are Revisions to SFAS No. 5 Needed? Accounting Horizons, 24: 1-21

Honors and Awards

Lists of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012

Teaching and Research Interests

Financial and Managerial Accounting

Behavioral Judgment and Decision-Making in Accounting Contexts


Contact Information:

194 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 300-1981

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