Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting
Nelson Hall 3142
University of Tennessee,
M.S., Accounting, Wake Forest University, (2008)
B.S., Chemistry, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, (2007)
Area(s) of Expertise
- Role of the auditor in efficient capital markets
- Applied econometrics in accounting research
- Costs and benefits of financial reporting regulation
- Economic incentives influencing auditor selection and auditor performance
Robert Whited previously was an assistant professor of accounting at the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. Prior to that, he was a research and teaching assistant at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
He is a certified public accountant in North Carolina and previously worked as an auditor with EY.