Accounting Workshop - Dr. Ann Backof

Friday, February 3, 2017

11:00 am

Gatton 127

Dr. Ann BackofDr. Ann G. Backof is assistant professor of commerce at the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce. She has expertise in auditing and financial reporting. Her research focuses on how the auditing profession influences the information provided to external users of financial statements. She uses psychology theory to examine auditors’ judgments and decision making under uncertainty and jurors’ evaluation of those judgments when determining auditor negligence and damage awards. Backof has taught financial accounting, auditing and managerial accounting at the undergraduate level.

Backof’s work has been presented at national conferences sponsored by the American Accounting Association, as well as other conference and university research workshops. Before earning her Ph.D. at the University of Georgia, Backof worked as an Auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers. She holds a New York CPA certification.

When:
Friday, February 3, 2017
11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Where:
Gatton 127