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Jon S Davis

Professor of Accountancy, Department Head and R.C. Evans Endowed Chair in Business

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Jon S. Davis is the Robert C. Evans Endowed Chair in Business and Department Head at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a CPA and he worked at Deloitte, Haskins and Sells in tax before pursuing his Ph.D. Degree at University of Arizona. Before rejoining the faculty at Illinois this year, he was a professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Colorado-Boulder. Professor Davis' teaching is primarily in the tax area. His research has addressed topics in auditing and tax, including compliance in regulatory environments, fraud, tax policy, and judgment and decision making in public accounting. His research employs methods and theories from psychology, sociology, evolutionary biology and economics.