College of Business: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Mark E Peecher

Deloitte Professor of Accountancy

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Mark E. Peecher, CPA is a Professor of Accountancy and a Deloitte Teaching Fellow at the University of Illinois, specializes in behavioral auditing and accounting research. He holds BS, MAS, and PhD degrees in accountancy from Illinois. Prior to returning to his alma mater, he was a faculty member at the University of Washington. An active member in the AAA's Audit Section, Mark currently serves as the Audit Section's Past President.

Professor Peecher's business-press writings about auditing have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, and his scholarly writings have appeared in Accounting, Organizations & Society, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Contemporary Accounting Research, International Journal of Auditing, Journal of Accounting Research, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and The Accounting Review. He has presented his research at numerous conferences, consortia, and universities, and he has served on the editorial boards at Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, The Accounting Review, and Issues in Accounting Education. Mark enjoys teaching both undergraduate courses and doctoral seminars related to auditing. He particularly likes helping to mentor doctoral students, three of whom have won outstanding doctoral dissertation awards.


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274 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 333-4542

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