Kirsten Fanning

Kirsten Fanning

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

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Contact

4012 Business Instructional Facility

515 Gregory Drive

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-1981

kirstenf@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2011
  • B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Accounting, Drexel University, 2005

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012 to present
  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy & Information Systems, Villanova University, 2010-2012

Recent Publications

  • Brown, T., & Fanning, K. Forthcoming (2019). The Joint Effects of Internal Auditors' Approach and Persuasion Tactics on Managers' Responses to Internal Audit Advice. The Accounting Review,.

Other Publications

Article

  • Agoglia, C., Fanning, K., & Piercey, M. (2015). Unintended Consequences of Lowering Disclosure Thresholds. The Accounting Review, 90 (1), 301-320.
  • Fanning, K., & Piercey, M. (2014). Internal Auditors' Use of Interpersonal Likability, Arguments, and Accounting Information in a Corporate Governance Setting. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 39 (8), 575-589.
  • Desir, R., Fanning, K., & Pfeiffer, R. (2010). Are Revisions to SFAS No. 5 Needed? Accounting Horizons, 24 (4), 1-21.

Working Paper

  • Cikurel, D., Fanning, K., & Jackson, K. (2018). The Effects of Matching the Management Response Focus to Negative Media Coverage Focus on Investors' Judgments.
  • Elliott, W., Fanning, K., & Peecher, M. (2018). New Theory and Evidence on the Value Investors Ascribe to Higher-Quality Financial Reporting and Quality-Revealing Audit Reports.
  • Fanning, K. (2018). The Joint Effect of Internal Auditors' Role-Based Approach and Use of Persuasion Tactics in a Corporate Governance Setting.
  • Fanning, K., & Piercey, D. (2018). Mere Packaging Effects and Investors' Preferences for Corporate Bonds.
  • Fanning, K., Harris, L., & Jackson, K. (2018). Investors' Responses to Reported Earnings when Management Issues Goal versus Expectation Guidance: An Experimental Investigation.
  • Fanning, K., Williams, J., & Williamson, M. (2018). The Joint Effects of Narcissism and Gender on Group Recruiting Event Performance: Implications for Big Four Accounting Firm Hiring Decisions.
  • Jackson, K., Cikurel, D., & Fanning, K. (2018). The Effects on Investors' Judgments of Getting Out Ahead versus Responding After Negative Media Mentions.

Honors and Awards

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012,2015

Teaching Interests

Financial and Managerial Accounting

Research Interests

Behavioral Judgment and Decision-Making in Accounting Contexts

Current Courses

  • Decision Making for Atg (ACCY 302) Decision making implications of information provided to organization managers and to external stakeholders such as investors, creditors, customers, and regulators. Concepts from economics, statistics, and psychology emphasize the use of quantitative techniques to comprehend uncertainty and risk. Projects, together with a series of practical workshops, facilitate self-discovery of knowledge and development of a variety of professional skills and attitudes.

Contact

4012 Business Instructional Facility

515 Gregory Drive

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-1981

kirstenf@illinois.edu