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Timothy J Brown

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting (Judgment and Decision-Making, Statistics), Cornell University, 2012
M.S., Management, Cornell University, 2012
M.Acc., University of Virginia, 2004
B.A., Psychology and Managerial Studies, Rice University, 2003

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012 to present
Senior Auditor, Ernst & Young, 2003-2007

Recent Publications

Brown, T. Forthcoming. Advantageous Comparison and the Slippery Slope to Fraud. Journal of Accounting Research

Libby, R., Brown, T. 2013. Financial Statement Disaggregation Decisions and Auditors' Tolerance for Misstatement. The Accounting Review, 88: 641-665

Teaching and Research Interests

Financial and Managerial Accounting; Auditing; Financial Statement Analysis.

Investigating how managers, investors and auditors process and use accounting information to reach decisions.


Contact Information:

4008 BIF
515 East Gregory Drive
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 300-0697

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