Peter A. Silhan
Associate Professor of Accountancy
Educational BackgroundD.B.A., Accounting, University of Tennessee, 1980
M.B.A., Business, James Madison University, 1975
B.S.C., Accounting, University of Virginia, 1967
Positions HeldAssociate Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986 to present
Visiting Professor of Commerce, Senshu University, 1996, 2004
Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979-1986
Recent PublicationsSilhan, P. 2014. Interfirm Differences in Earnings Variability: An Analysis of Fundamentals, Cash Flows and Accruals. Accounting and Finance, 54: 1357-1379
Silhan, P. 2014. Income Smoothing from a Census X-12 Perspective. Advances in Accounting, 30: 106-115
Silhan, P., Szuster, N. 1996. The Future of Accounting. City Controller's Office, Rio de Janeiro
Teaching and Research Interests
Teaches courses in management information systems and theory of accounting systems design.
Research focuses on usage of accounting information and information systems design.