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Mark E Peecher

Deloitte Professor of Accountancy and Academic Director - Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society


Educational Background

Ph.D., Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994
M.A.S., Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989
B.S., Highest Honors, Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988

Positions Held

Academic Director, Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014 to present
Deloitte Professorship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009 to present
Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006 to present
Director, Ph.D. Program, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006-2013
Associate Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998-2006
Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Washington, 1994-1998
Acting Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Washington, 1994

Recent Publications

Elliott, W. , Jackson, K. , Peecher, M., White, B. 2014. Mitigating the Unintended Effect of Corporate Social Responsibility Performance on Investors" Estimates of Fundamental Value. The Accounting Review, 89: 275-302

Kadous, K., Leiby, J., Peecher, M. 2013. How Do Auditors Weight Informal Contrary Advice? The Joint Influence of Advisor Social Bond and Advice Justifiability. The Accounting Review, 88: 2061-2087

Peecher, M., Solomon, I., Trotman, K. 2013. Improving the Quality of Financial Reporting and External Audits by Rationalizing Financial-Statement Preparer and Auditor Accountability. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 89: 596-620

Honors and Awards

Innovation in Auditing and Assurance Education Award, American Accounting Association Auditing Section, 2013

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012