Devin Williams

Devin Williams

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

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Contact

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 to present
  • 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.

Other Publications

Honors and Awards

  • 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
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students (2017 Ranked as Outstanding) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017,2018

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. This course selectively surveys both academic and professional literature to focus on the conduct of auditing and assurance services. Cases, class discussion and research projects emphasize the importance of independent thinking, group processes, and communication for professional accounting practice.

Contact

302 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-3639

devinw@illinois.edu