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Jessen L. Hobson

Assistant Professor of Accountancy and PwC 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

Elliott, W. , Hobson, J., White, B. Forthcoming. Earnings Metrics, Information Processing, and Price Efficiency in Laboratory Markets. Journal of Accounting Research

Bowlin, K., Hobson, J., Piercey, M. Forthcoming. The Effects of Auditor Rotation, Professional Skepticism, and Interactions with Managers on Audit Quality. The Accounting Review

Harris, L., Hobson, J., Jackson, K. Forthcoming. The Effect of Investor Status on Investors" Susceptibility to Earnings Fixation. Contemporary Accounting Research SSRN Abstract

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, 2009-2014

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