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Winter Storm Alert- Tuesday January 27, 2015

Due to the continuing effects of the storm, Juno, all classes are cancelled tomorrow, Wednesday January 28th, including all day school classes, graduate classes, and evening classes through the School of Continuing Education & School of Business. Offices are closed on Wednesday. We expect to resume normal operations and all classes on Thursday, January 29th. For more information and updates, please go to

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Christine Earley

Academic Staff
Associate Dean, School of Business (2012-2014)

Contact Information:
Koffler Hall


Ph.D. - Accounting University of Pittsburgh, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Area(s) of Expertise:

Auditing and ethics in accounting

Awards and Honors:

Scholarship Collaboration Award - Providence College School of Business
Outstanding Author Contribution Award - Emerald Literati Network
Innovation in Auditing and Assurance Education Award - American Accounting Association Auditing Section
School of Business Innovation in Teaching Award - University of Connecticut
School of Business Undergraduate Teaching Award - University of Connecticut

Selected Publications:

Cullinan, Charles ., Earley, Christine., Roush, Pamela. (2013). Multiple Auditing Standards & Standard Setting: Implications for Practice and Education. Current Issues in Auditing, 7 (1), C1-C10.

Hurtt, R.., Brown-Liburd, Helen., Earley, Christine., Krishnamoorthy, Ganesh. (2013). Research on Auditor Professional Skepticism: Literature Synthesis and Opportunities for Future Research. Auditing: A Journal Of Practice And Theory, 32 (Supplement), 45-97.

Kelly, Patrick., Earley, Christine. (2011). Ethical Leaders in Accounting. Advances in Accounting Education, 12 , 53-76.

Kelly, Patrick., Earley, Christine. (2009). Leadership and Organizational Culture: Lessons Learned from Arthur Andersen. Accounting and the Public Interest, 9 , 129-147.

Earley, Christine., Hoffman, Vicky., Joe, Jennifer. (2008). Reducing Management's Influence on Auditors' Judgments: An Experiemental Investigation of SOX 404 Assessments. Accounting Review, Eds. Dan S. Dhaliwal. 83 (6), 1461-1485.

Ballou, Brian., Earley, Christine., Rich, Jay. (2004). The Impact of Strategic Positioning Evaluation on Auditor Judgments About Business Process Performance. Auditing: A Journal Of Practice And Theory, 23 (2), 71-88.

Earley, Christine. (2002). The Differential Use of Information by Experienced and Novice Auditors in the Performance of Complex Audit Tasks. Contemporary Accounting Research, 19 (4), 595-614.

Earley, Christine. (2001). Knowledge Acquisition in Auditing: Training Novice Auditors to Recognize Cue Relationships in Real Estate Valuation. Accounting Review, 76 (1), 81-97.

Recent Presentations:

Hartley, Carol., Earley, Christine., American Accounting Association Northeast Regional Meeting, American Accounting Association, "Opening Plenary " A Decade of Accounting Wars"". October, 2012.

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