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Jessen L. Hobson

Assistant Professor of Accountancy and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Faculty Fellow

Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, University of Texas at Austin, 2006
M.S., Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1999
B.S., Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1999

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009 to present
Assistant Professor, Florida State University, 2006-2009

Recent Publications

Hobson, J., Mayew, W., Venkatachalam, M. 2012. Analyzing Speech to Detect Financial Misreporting. Journal of Accounting Research, 50: 349-392

Elliott, W. , Hobson, J., Jackson, K. 2011. Disaggregating Management Earnings Forecasts to Reduce Investors' Susceptibility to Earnings Fixation. The Accounting Review, 86: 185-208

Hobson, J. 2011. Do the Benefits of Reducing Accounting Complexity Persist in Markets Prone to Bubble? Contemporary Accounting Research, 28: 957-989

Honors and Awards

College of Business Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013-2014
List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009 to present
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Faculty Fellowship in Accountancy, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012-2013
Raymond A. Hoffman Faculty Excellence Award, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011-2012

Teaching and Research Interests

Audit and Financial Accounting

Financial Accounting, Audit, and Behavioral Finance/Economics

 

Contact Information:

4011 BIF
515 East Gregory Drive
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 265-0327
jlhobson@illinois.edu


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