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Anne M. Thompson

Assistant Professor of Accountancy and Arthur Andersen Faculty Fellow


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

Fitzgerald, B., Omer, T., Thompson, A. 2018. Audit Partner Tenure and Internal Control Reporting Quality: U.S. Evidence from the Not-For-Profit Sector. Contemporary Accounting Research, 2017

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

Teaching and Research Interests

Audit and Assurance Services

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