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Peter A. Silhan
Associate Professor of Accountancy

Educational Background

D.B.A., University of Tennessee, 1980
M.B.A., James Madison University, 1975
B.S., University of Virginia, 1967. C.M.A., 1983.

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1979. Systems accountant, staff accountant for Abex Corporation, 1969-75.

Recent Publications

Silhan, P., & Craig, C. K. 1995. AMTexpert: An expert decision support system for the corporate alternative minimum tax. International Journal of Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, September: 155-171.

Silhan, P., & Luttman, S. M. 1995. Identifying factors consistently related to value line earnings predictability. Financial Review, 30: 445-468.

Honors and Awards

American Taxation Association Manuscript Award, Best Paper, 1986-87. National Association of Accountants Certificate of Merit, 1981-82.

Academic Service

Midwest coordinator, IS/MAS Section, American Accounting Association, 1988-89. Editorial board: Advances in Accounting, 1988-present.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in management information systems and theory of accounting systems design. Research focuses on usage of accounting information and information systems design.

Contact Information:
294 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-8815

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