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Students, professionals, and publications regularly cite our award-winning faculty as one of the most compelling reasons to pursue an MPA at The McCombs School of Business. As some of the nation’s most influential business researchers, innovators, and trendsetters, our instructors offer a powerful combination of real-world experience and cutting-edge theory. The lecturers and professors who call the MPA program home maintain a comfortable level of accessibility; this means that our students have access to some of the finest minds in the business world inside the classroom and outside of it, too.

Meet Our Faculty

Our accounting faculty possess a wide variety of expertise that span the different areas of accounting. Learn more about a few of our distinguished faculty members.

Rowland Atiase

Professor
Ernst & Young Faculty Fellow in Teaching Excellence


Area of Expertise: Managerial
Latest Research: Institutional Monitoring and Corporate Restructurings

Shuping Chen

Associate Professor

 


Area of Expertise: Financial
Latest Research: Conservatism and Equity Ownership of the Founding Family

Michael Clement

Professor
KPMG Faculty Fellow in Accounting Education


Area of Expertise: Financial
Latest Research: Inside the 'Black Box' of Sell-Side Financial Analysts

Steven Kachelmeier

Professor
Randall B. McDonald Chair in Accounting

Area of Expertise: Auditing
Latest Research: Does Intent Modify Risk-Based Auditing?

William Kinney

Professor
Charles & Elizabeth Prothro Regents Chair in Business
Price Waterhouse Fellow in Auditing

Area of Expertise: Auditing
Latest Research: Public Equity and Audit Pricing in the U.S.

Lisa Koonce

Professor
Deloitte & Touche Endowed Chair in Accounting


Area of Expertise: Financial
Latest Research: The Effects of Norms on Investor Reactions to Derivative Use

Volker Laux

Associate Professor

Area of Expertise: Managerial

Latest Research: Pay Convexity, Earnings Manipulation, and Project Continuation

John McInnis

Assistant Professor

 


Area of Expertise: Financial
Latest Research: Predicting Credit Losses: Loan Fair Values Versus Historical Costs

Lillian Mills

Professor
Wilton E. and Catherine A. Thomas Professor in Accounting
Department Chair

Area of Expertise: Taxation
Latest Research: Public versus Private Firm Responses to the Tax Rate Reduction in China

John Robinson

Professor
C. Aubrey Smith Professor in Accounting

 

Area of Expertise: Taxation
Latest Research: Regulation FD: A Review and Synthesis of the Academic Literature
See Professor Robinson discussing Tax Reforms.

Jaime Schmidt

Assistant Professor

 


Area of Expertise: Auditing
Latest Research: Perceived Auditor Independence and Audit Litigation: The Role of Nonaudit Services Fees

Jeri Seidman

Assistant Professor

 


Area of Expertise: Taxation
Latest Research: When are Enhanced Relationship Tax Compliance Programs Mutually Beneficial?