Tracie McDonald Majors
Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Educational BackgroundPh.D., Accounting, University of Texas at Austin, 2013
M.S., Accountancy, Wake Forest University, 2004
B.S., Analytical Finance, Wake Forest University, 2004
Positions HeldAssistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014-2015
Lecturer of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013
Graduate Editorial Assistant, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008-2011
Senior Auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers, L.L.P., 2004-2008
Recent PublicationsMajors, T. Forthcoming. The Interaction of Communicating Measurement Uncertainty and the Dark Triad on Managers' Reporting Decisions. The Accounting Review
Kachelmeier, S., Majors, T., Williamson, M. 2014. Does Intent Modify Risk-Based Auditing? The Accounting Review, 89: 2181-2201
Honors and AwardsList of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014, 2015
Teaching and Research Interests
Auditing, Financial Accounting.
Applying Experimental Methods, Drawing from Economic and Psychology Theory, to Investigate Auditing and Financial Reporting Issues.