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Lillian Mills Appointed to the Beverly H. and William P. O'Hara Endowed Chair in Business

We are pleased to announce Department Chair Lillian Mills has been appointed to the Beverly H. and William P. O'Hara Endowed Chair in Business, effective September 2014. Dr. Mills has worked tirelessly for the Department of Accounting during her tenure as Department Chair, even teaching a class in addition to her Chair duties. She is the recipient of prestigious AAA and ATA national research awards and received state and college teaching awards at the University of Arizona. She is an Associate Editor for Contemporary Accounting Research and has served on the editorial boards of The Accounting Review, National Tax Journal, Accounting Horizons and The Journal of the American Taxation Association.


John McInnis Appointed to the George H. Newlove Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Accounting

Please join us in congratulating Professor John McInnis, who is appointed to the George H. Newlove Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Accounting #2, effective September 1, 2014! John McInnis joined our faculty in 2008 as an Assistant Professor and was recently promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in September 2013.

As one of the Department's most visible young faculty members, John has published papers in several top journals, including garnering business press citations for his research.  He has an impressive record of invitations to speak at other leading business schools, such as Cornell University , NYU, MIT and Wharton. He is currently on the editorial board of The Accounting Review and an active reviewer for many top journals in the field.

PhD Student Prasart Jongjaroenkamol Accepted as a Bruton Fellow

PhD student Prasart Jongjaroenkamol was selected to receive a fellowship supported by the David Bruton, Jr. Endowment Fund. The Bruton Student Endowment Fellowships were established by The University of Texas System Board of Regents for the benefit of The University of Texas at Austin in September 1991.

Congratulations on becoming part of a select group of graduate students Prasart!

Michael Clement Paper Selected for Special Recognition

"Inside the "Black Box" of Sell-Side Financial Analysts," by Michael Clement, Lawrence D. Brown, Andrew Call, and Nathan Sharp was selected as a finalist in the competition for the inaugural FARS Midyear Meeting Best Paper Award. Although another paper was selected as the winner, the selection committee, which includes Brian Bushee, Shuping Chen, Darren Roulstone, and Cathy Schrand, was impressed by the high quality of his paper and decided that the paper merited special recognition as a finalist in the competition.

Congratulations Professor Clement on this prestigious honor!

Laura Wang Accepts Faculty Offer

We are happy to announce that doctoral student Laura Wang accepted an offer to join the faculty at The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

We'll miss you Laura!