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Linda A. Myers
Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, University of Michigan, 2001
M.B.A., Finance, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada, 1989
Honours B. Comm, Accounting, McMaster University of Ontario, Canada, 1988
Certified Management Accountant (CMA), 1991

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 2000.  Lecturer, McMaster University, 1989-96.

Recent Publications

Myers, L. 2003. Discussion of differential levels of disclosure and the earnings-return association: Evidence from foreign registrants in the United States. International Journal of Accounting, 38:163-167.

Myers, L., Myers, J., & Omer, T. 2003. Exploring the term of the auditor-client relationship and the quality of earnings: A case for mandatory auditor rotation? The Accounting Review, 78: 779-799.

Myers, L., & Lundholm, R. 2002. Bringing the future forward: The effect of voluntary disclosure on the earnings-returns relation. Journal of Accounting Research, 40: 809-839.

Honors and Awards

Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, Spring 2001. Outstanding article for 2003 Accounting Review, Financial Executives Research Foundation.

Academic Service

Editorial Board Member, The Accounting Review, 2004.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in financial accounting. Research interests are: accounting discretion in the financial reporting process, and financial reporting credibility.

Contact Information:
204 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 265-0361

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