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 PublicationsBrown, 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 AwardsList of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students (with special distinction), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
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.