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Kirsten Fanning

Assistant Professor of Accountancy


Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2011
B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Accounting, Drexel University, 2005

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012 to present
Assistant Professor of Accountancy & Information Systems, Villanova University, 2010-2012

Recent Publications

Brown, T. , Fanning, K. Forthcoming. The Joint Effects of Internal Auditors' Approach and Persuasion Tactics on Managers' Responses to Internal Audit Advice. The Accounting Review

Agoglia, C., Fanning, K., Piercey, M. 2015. Unintended Consequences of Lowering Disclosure Thresholds. The Accounting Review, 90: 301-320

Fanning, K., Piercey, M. 2014. Internal Auditors' Use of Interpersonal Likability, Arguments, and Accounting Information in a Corporate Governance Setting. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 39: 575-589

Honors and Awards

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012, 2015

Teaching and Research Interests

Financial and Managerial Accounting

Behavioral Judgment and Decision-Making in Accounting Contexts