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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

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

Desir, R., Fanning, K., Pfeiffer, R. 2010. Are Revisions to SFAS No. 5 Needed? Accounting Horizons, 24: 1-21

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