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Anne M. Thompson

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting (Finance), Texas A&M University, 2011
M.S., Accounting, Boston College, 2004
B.A., Cum Laude, Economics, Harvard University, 2000

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011 to present
PhD Student/Instructor, Texas A&M University, 2010
Senior Associate/Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, 2004-2007
Contract and Database Supervisor, Affiliate Relations, Universal Television/USA Networks, 2000-2002

Recent Publications

Czerney, K., Schmidt, J., Thompson, A. Forthcoming. Do investors perceive explanatory language in unqualified audit reports to be informative? Contemporary Accounting Research

Bentley-Goode, K., Newton, N., Thompson, A. 2017. Business Strategy, Internal Control over Financial Reporting, and Audit Reporting Quality. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory

Fitzgerald, B., Omer, T., Thompson, A. 2017. Audit Partner Tenure and Internal Control Reporting Quality: U.S. Evidence from the Not-For-Profit Sector. Contemporary Accounting Research, 2017

Teaching and Research Interests

Audit and Assurance Services

Materiality decisions, non-audit services, securities regulation, not-for-profit sector