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Timothy J Brown

Assistant Professor of Accountancy


Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting (Judgment and Decision-Making, Statistics), Cornell University, 2012
M.S., Management, Cornell University, 2012
M.Acc., University of Virginia, 2004
B.A., Psychology and Managerial Studies, Rice University, 2003

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012 to present

Recent Publications

Brown, T., Fanning, K. Forthcoming. The Joint Effects of Internal Auditors' Approach and Persuasion Tactics on Managers' Responses to Internal Audit Advice. The Accounting Review

Asay, S., Brown, T., Nelson, M., Wilks, J. 2017. The Effects of Out-of-Regime Guidance on Auditor Judgments About Appropriate Application of Accounting Standards. Contemporary Accounting Research

Brown, T. 2014. Advantageous Comparison and Rationalization of Earnings Management. Journal of Accounting Research, 52: 849-876

Honors and Awards

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students (with special distinction), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, present

Teaching and Research Interests

Financial and Managerial Accounting; Auditing; Financial Statement Analysis.

Investigating how managers, investors and auditors process and use accounting information to reach decisions.