Mendoza School of Business


Erik Beardsley

Assistant Professor
Accountancy
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  380 Mendoza College of Business
  • Biography
  • Background
  • Publications

Erik’s research interests include accounting for income taxes, how managerial incentives affect firms’ tax strategies, and determinants of audit quality. Erik received bachelor and master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and a PhD from Texas A&M University. Prior to pursuing his doctoral studies, Erik obtained his CPA license in Wisconsin, where he worked in PwC’s tax practice. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Elizabeth, and five children, Benjamin, Charlie, Katie, Max, and Michael.

Education
Ph D, Texas A&M University
MS, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
BBA, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

"How Do Audit Offices Respond to Audit Fee Pressure? Evidence of Increased Focus on Nonaudit Services and Their Impact on Audit Quality", (With Dennis Lassila, Thomas Omer), Contemporary Accounting Research, 36, 2019