Jon S. Davis has been appointed as the new head of the Department of Accountancy and R. C. Evans Endowed Chair in Business.
Professor Davis is formerly the Arthur Andersen Alumni Professor of Accountancy and Department Chairman at the University of Wisconsin Department of Accounting and Information Systems. Before that, he was an associate professor of accountancy here at ILLINOIS and at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He received his doctorate, master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Arizona.
Davis has held top leadership positions for the AACSB Accounting Accreditation Committee, the American Taxation Association, the American Accounting Association, and other professional organizations. He is a prolific and highly acclaimed contributor to accountancy research, an award-winning teacher, and a dedicated administrator.