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Robert Whited

Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting

Nelson Hall 3142

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.

Research Areas


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Ph.D., Accounting, University of Tennessee (2014)
M.S., Accounting, Wake Forest University (2008)
B.S., Chemistry, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (2007)