Devin Williams

Devin Williams

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

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302 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-3639

devinw@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Florida, 2016
  • B.S., Accounting, Brigham Young University, 2008
  • M.S., Accounting, Brigham Young University, 2008

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017-2022
  • Lecturer of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016-2017

Recent Publications

  • Williams, D., Cary Cooper (Ed.) (2014). Auditor's Role in Reporting on a Company's Going Concern Status. Wiley Encyclopedia of Management New York: Wiley Publishing.

Honors and Awards

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students (2017 Ranked as Outstanding), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award, American Accounting Association. Awarded at the 2018 AAA Audit Mid-year Meeting for his dissertation titled" The Effect of Potential Entrants on Audit Market Competition", 2018

Grants

  • Gies Research Funding, Gies College of Business, 2021-2024

Current Courses

  • Auditing & Assurance Standards (ACCY 515) Role of professional and ethical standards in the conduct of auditing and assurance services and the role of auditing and assurance services in corporate governance and capital markets. This course selectively surveys both academic and professional literature to focus on the conduct of auditing and assurance services. Cases, class discussion, group projects, and data analytics using Tableau emphasize the importance of critical thinking, group processes, and communication for professional accounting practice. Real-world scenarios assist in implementing auditing standards.

Contact

302 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-3639

devinw@illinois.edu

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