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Rachel Schwartz

Lecturer of Accountancy and Academic Director, MSA Program


Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting Information Systems, Northwestern University, 1994
M.B.A., Operations Research, Tel Aviv University, 1988
B.A., Economics and Accounting, Haifa University, 1983

Positions Held

Academic Director MSA Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012 to present
Lecturer of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008 to present
Associate Director MSA Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008-2012
Associate Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003-2008
Associate Professor of Accounting, Washington University, 2000-2003
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Washington University, 1993-2000
Research Fellow in Business, Law and Economics, Washington University, 1995-1996
Lecture of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Northwestern University, 1991-1992
Lecturer of Economics, University of Haifa, 1984-1988
Lecturer of Economics, Yad-Natan College, 1982-1984

Recent Publications

Chandler, J. , Schwartz, R. 2012. An Instructional Note on Business Risk and Audit Implications: Seasonality at Mattel. Journal of Accounting Education, 30: 397-415

Peecher, M. , Schwartz, R., Solomon, I. 2007. It"s All About Audit Quality: Perspectives on Strategic Systems Auditing. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 32: 463-485

Kinney, W., Schwartz, R. 2007. Financial Reporting Regulation: Intended and Unintended Consequences. Journal of Management, 24: 355-371

Honors and Awards

Heads Award for Excellence in Accountancy Education, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013