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Mark E Peecher

Assoc Dean of Faculty and Deloitte Professor of Accountancy

Biographical Sketch

Mark E. Peecher, CPA is a Professor of Accountancy and a Deloitte Teaching Fellow at the University of Illinois, specializes in behavioral auditing and accounting research. He holds BS, MAS, and PhD degrees in accountancy from the University of Illinois. Prior to returning to his alma mater, he was a faculty member at the University of Washington. He is an active member in the American Accounting Association's Audit Section.

Professor Peecher's business-press writings about auditing have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, and his scholarly writings have appeared in Accounting, Organizations & Society, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Contemporary Accounting Research, International Journal of Auditing, Journal of Accounting Research, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and The Accounting Review. He has presented his research at numerous conferences, consortia, and universities, and he has served on the editorial boards at Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, The Accounting Review, and Issues in Accounting Education. Mark enjoys teaching both undergraduate courses and doctoral seminars related to auditing. He particularly likes helping to mentor doctoral students, three of whom have won outstanding doctoral dissertation awards.