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Endres Associate Professor Fellow & Associate Professor
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 EconomicsJournal of Management Accounting Research, and Journal of Financial Planning. She serves as co-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 has won a number of teaching awards since joining the Farmer School, 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.