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Conference Presenters

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Conference Presenters

The accounting and research scholarship undertaken by Texas Ph.D. graduates is wide and varied. This diversity is well represented by our conference speakers: Richard Sansing (Tax – Analytic), Pat Hopkins (Financial – Behavioral), Margaret Christ (Managerial – Experimental) and Bill Mayew (Financial – Empirical). We hope you can join us on campus for an interesting conference!

Richard Sansing

Dartmouth College

Graduation year:
1990

Dissertation title:
"Strategic Auditing and Strategic information Transmission in Reputation Games"

Dissertation chair:
Paul Newman

Research presented at the conference:
Corporate Tax Preferences: Identification and Accounting Measurement

Fondest memory of the Ph.D. program

Pat Hopkins

Indiana University

Graduation year:
1995

Dissertation title:
"The Effect of Financial Statement Classification of Mandatorily Redeemable Preferred Stock on Financial Analysts' Stock Price Judgements: An Experimental Analysis"

Dissertation chair:
Eric Hirst

Research presented at the conference:
Agency Problems, Accounting Slack and Banks’ Response to Proposed Reporting of Loan Fair Values

Margaret Christ

University of Georgia

Graduation year:
2008

Dissertation title:
"Intending to control: An experimental investigation of the interactions among intentions, reciprocity and control"

Dissertation chair:
Steve Kachelmeier

Research presented at the conference:
Using Internal Controls and Incentive Compensation to Motivate Employees in a Multidimensional Task

Bill Mayew

Duke University

Graduation year:
2006

Dissertation title:
"The causes and Consequences of Managerial Discrimination Among Analysts During Earnings Conference Calls"

Dissertation chair:
Ross Jennings

Research presented at the conference:
Voice Pitch Predicts Labor Market Success among Male Chief Executive Officers
Supplementary material for the interested reader

Fondest memory of the Ph.D. program