Timothy J Brown
Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Educational BackgroundPh.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 HeldAssistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012 to present
Senior Auditor, Ernst & Young, 2003-2007
Recent PublicationsAsay, S., Brown, T., Nelson, M., Wilks, J. Forthcoming. 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
Libby, R., Brown, T. 2013. Financial Statement Disaggregation Decisions and Auditors' Tolerance for Misstatement. The Accounting Review, 88: 641-665
Honors and AwardsList of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
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.