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David Godsell

Assistant Professor of Accountancy


Educational Background

Ph.D., Management, Queen's University, 2015
M.S., Management, Queen's University, 2010
MBA, Memorial University, 2009
BCom, Honors, Memorial University, 2007
B.A., Economics, Memorial University, 2007

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017 to present
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Virginia Tech, 2015-2017
Corporate Tax Auditor, Canada Revenue Agency, 2007-2009

Recent Publications

Downes, J., Flagmeier, V., Godsell, D. 2018. Product market effects of IFRS adoption. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 37: 376-401

Calluzzo, P., Dong, N., Godsell, D. 2017. Sovereign wealth fund investments and the U.S. political process. Journal of International Business Studies, 48: 222-243

Godsell, D., Welker, M., Zhang, N. 2017. Earnings management during antidumping investigations in Europe: Sample-wide and cross-sectional evidence. Journal of Accounting Research, 55: 407-457

Honors and Awards

Excellence in Reviewing Award, AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section, present

Service Activities

Editorial Board Member, Journal of International Accounting Research, present