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Anne Farrell

Endres Associate Professor Fellow & Associate Professor

Accountancy


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Academic Background

  • Ph.D. in Accounting, Michigan State University
  • M.S. in Accounting, George Mason University
  • B.B.A. in Accounting, University of Notre Dame

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor of Accountancy and Endres Fellow, Farmer School of Business, Miami University (July 2016-present)
  • Associate Professor of Accountancy, Farmer School of Business, Miami University (July 2014-June 2016)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Assistant Professor in Accountancy, Farmer School of Business, Miami University (July 2011-June 2014)
  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy, College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (November 2002-June 2011)
  • Scholar-in-Residence, Deloitte (August 2008-December 2008)
  • Lecturer of Accountancy, College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (June 2002-November 2002)
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University (August 1996-May 2002)
  • Adjunct Professor of Accounting, Kogod School of Business, American University (August 1995-May 1996)
  • Manager/Consolidations & Analysis, Gannett Company, Inc. (August 1993-June 1996)
  • Supervisor/Consolidations & Analysis, Gannett Company, Inc. (August 1990-July 1993)
  • Senior Internal Auditor, Gannett Company, Inc. (October 1988-July 1990)
  • Senior Financial Analyst, The Hearst Corporation (September 1986-July 1988)
  • Senior Auditor, Deloitte Haskins & Sells (September 1984-September 1986)

Recent Publications

  • Farrell, A., J. Goh, and B. White. 2018. Financial Incentives Differentially Regulate Neural Processing of Positive and Negative Emotions During Value-Based Decision-Making. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, In press.
  • Farrell, A., J. Goh, R. Kahle, M. Shackell, and B. White. 2017. When Managers Make Emotional Decisions. Strategic Finance 99(3): 46-53.
  • Farrell, A., L. Jutte, K. Kadous, M. Shackell, K. Towry, and K. Young. 2017. Do You Want Linkages With That? Strategic Finance 99(1): 40-47.
  • Farrell, A., J. Grenier, and J. Leiby. 2017. Theory and Evidence on the Quality of Workers in Online Labor Markets. The Accounting Review 92(1): 93-114.
  • Brown, J., A. Farrell, and S. Weisbenner. 2015. Decision-Making Approaches and the Propensity to Default. Journal of Financial Economics 121(3): 477-495.
  • Farrell, A., J. Goh, and B. White. 2014. The Effect of Performance-Based Incentive Contracts on System 1 and System 2 Processing in Affective Decision Contexts: fMRI and Behavioral Evidence. The Accounting Review 89(6): 1979-2010.
  • Convery, S., A. Farrell, S. Krische, and K. Sedatole. 2013. How to Help Employees Better Value Stock Options as Compensation. Journal of Financial Planning 26(1): 34-41.
  • Farrell, A., K. Kadous, and K. Towry. 2012. Does the Communication of Causal Linkages Improve Effort Allocations and Firm Performance? An Experimental Investigation. Journal of Management Accounting Research 24: 77-102.
  • Denison, C., A. Farrell, and K. Jackson. 2012. Managers' Incorporation of the Value of Real Options into Their Long-Term Investment Decisions: An Experimental Investigation. Contemporary Accounting Research 29(2): 590-620.
  • Farrell, A., S. Krische, and K. Sedatole. 2011. Employees' Subjective Valuations of Their Stock Options: Evidence on the Distribution of Valuations and the Use of Simple Anchors. Contemporary Accounting Research 28(3): 747-793.
  • Farrell, A., K. Kadous and K. Towry. 2008. Contracting on Contemporaneous versus Forward-Looking Measures: An Experimental Investigation. Contemporary Accounting Research 25(3): 773-802.
  • Farrell, A., J. Luft, and M. Shields. 2007. Accuracy in Judging the Nonlinear Effects of Cost and Profit Drivers. Contemporary Accounting Research 24(4): 1139-1169.

Honors & Awards

  • 2016: American Accounting Association Management Accounting Section Greatest Potential Impact on Management Accounting Practice Award, sponsored by the AICPA and CIMA
  • 2016: Miami University Farmer School of Business Summer Research Grant
  • 2015: Miami University Office for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship Summer Research Appointment
  • 2014-2015: Higher Education Collaborative of Greater Cincinnati Women's Institute for Leadership Development
  • 2014: Miami University Top 100 Faculty and Staff Commendations from Graduating Students
  • 2014, 2013: Miami University Associated Student Government Outstanding Professor Award Nominee
  • 2013: Institute of Management Accountants and American Accounting Association Management Accounting Section Jim Bulloch Award for Innovations in Management Accounting Education
  • 2012: American Accounting Association Accounting, Behavior and Organizations Research Conference Outstanding Manuscript Award
  • 2011: List of Teachers Ranked As Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2010: Research Grant for The Role of Monetary Incentives in Priming Analytical Processing with J. Goh and B. White, Institute of Management Accountants Foundation for Applied Research
  • 2010: Research Grant for The Role of Monetary Incentives in Priming Analytical Processing with J. Goh and B. White, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Research Board
  • 2010: List of Teachers Ranked As Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2009: List of Teachers Ranked As Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2008: Excellence-in-Teaching Award for Undergraduate Teaching, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Business Alumni Association
  • 2007: Department of Accountancy Head's Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2006: List of Teachers Ranked As Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2004: Research Grant for Employees' Subjective Valuations of Their Stock Options: Evidence on the Distribution of Valuations and the Use of Simple Anchors with S. Krische and K. Sedatole, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Research Board
  • 2004: List of Teachers Ranked As Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2004: Favorite College Professor Recognition, Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society
  • 2003: List of Teachers Ranked As Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2003: Outstanding Instructor Recognition, Omicron Chapter of Chi Omega
  • 2002: List of Teachers Ranked As Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2002: Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Michigan State University Graduate School
  • 2002: Excellence-in-Teaching Citation, Michigan State University
  • 2000: Ph.D. Student Excellence in Research Award, Michigan State University Department of Accounting
  • 1999: Doctoral Consortium Fellow, American Accounting Association
  • 1999: Representative to the Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand Doctoral Colloquium, American Accounting Association
  • 1998: Doctoral Fellowship, Deloitte & Touche

Professional Affiliations

  • American Accounting Association - Management Accounting Section and Accounting, Behavior, and Organizations Section
  • European Accounting Association
  • Canadian Academic Accounting Association
  • Society for Neuroeconomics
  • Ohio Miami Valley Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience
  • Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA)
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Professional Licenses:
  • - Certified Public Accountant (CPA), States of New York and Illinois (inactive)
  • - Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Biography

Anne Farrell joined the faculty of the Farmer School of Business in 2011. Dr. Farrell earned her Ph.D. from Michigan State University, her M.S. from George Mason University, and her B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. Prior to her doctoral work, she was the manager of corporate financial reporting and a senior internal auditor for Gannett Co., Inc. in Washington, DC; an analyst for The Hearst Corporation in New York; and an auditor with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells in New York. Dr. Farrell was also on the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an adjunct professor of accounting at The American University.

Dr. Farrell's research examines how performance measurement and control systems can be designed to influence and facilitate effective and efficient decision-making within organizations, and draws from organizational, psychological, and economic theories using primarily experimental, but also survey and archival, methodologies. Her work has been published in The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Strategic Finance, and Journal of Financial Planning. She serves as an editor at Behavioral Research in Accounting, as editor of Studies in Managerial and Financial Accounting, and on the editorial boards of Journal of Management Accounting Research and Management Accounting Research.

Dr. Farrell is the President-Elect of the American Accounting Association Management Accounting Section. She has won a number of teaching awards, including the Institute of Management Accountants and American Accounting Association Management Accounting Section Jim Bulloch Award for Innovations in Management Accounting Education; Miami University Associated Student Government Outstanding Professor Award Nominee; and Miami University Top 100 Faculty and Staff for Commendations from Graduating Students. At the University of Illinois, she received the College of Business Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the Department of Accountancy Head's Award for Excellence in Teaching, and was consistently included on the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students. While a doctoral student at Michigan State, she received recognitions for both her teaching and research.

Dr. Farrell is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant, and is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Institute of Management Accountants.

Courses

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  • ACC333 SEC F, TR 1:15PM-2:35PM FSB 0028
  • ACC333 SEC G, TR 2:50PM-4:10PM FSB 0028
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