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Michael Wayne Penn

Senior Lecturer of Accountancy


Educational Background

Ph.D., Business Administration - Accounting, Pennsylvania State University, 2012
M.Acc., University of Arizona, 2007
B.S.B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Accounting, University of Arizona, 2005

Positions Held

Senior Lecturer of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018 to present
Assistant Professor, Florida State University, 2012-2018
Defense Contract Audit Agency - Auditor, Department of Defense, 2005-2006
Tanque Verde Banking Center - Associate, Bank of America, 2003-2005

Recent Publications

Alissa, W., Bonsall, S., Koharki, K., Penn, M. 2013. Credit Rating Targets: Firms' Use of Accounting Discretion to Influence the Rating Agencies. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 129-147

Honors and Awards

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018