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Cynthia Williams Turner
Lecturer and Assistant Director, Undergraduate Accountancy Program

Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, Ohio State University, 1996
M.A., Accounting, Ohio State University, 1995
C.P.A., Maryland, 1992
B.A., Accounting (Summa Cum Laude), North Carolina A&T State University, 1990

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1995. Staff accountant, Ernst & Young, 1990-91.

Recent Publications

Turner, C. W. 2001. Accountability demands and the auditor's evidence search strategy: The influence of reviewer preferences and the nature of the response. Journal of Accounting Research. 39: 683-706.

Ganguly, A., & Turner, C. W. 2001. Discussion of Arnold, Bernardi, and Neidermeyer: The association between European materiality estimates and client Integrity, national culture and lit. International Journal of Accounting, 36: 485-490.

Honors and Awards

2002 Outstanding Teaching Award for Small Classes by the Commerce Council.

Teaching and Research

Teaching interests include auditing and managerial accounting. Research focuses on behavioral auditing.

Contact Information:
283 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-4538

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