Lauren C. Reid

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

 

Accounting
Office: 
220 Mervis Hall
Phone: 
412-624-8605

Education

  • Ph.D in Accounting – University of Tennessee
  • M.S. in Accountancy – Wake Forest University
  • B.S. in Accountancy – Wake Forest University

Profile

Lauren Reid joined the Katz School of Business after receiving her PhD from the University of Tennessee. Prior to pursuing her PhD, Lauren worked as an auditor with Ernst & Young in Charlotte, North Carolina. She also taught graduate and undergraduate financial accounting courses at Wake Forest University. Lauren earned a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Accountancy from Wake Forest University. She is a licensed CPA in the state of North Carolina. Her research interests include audit, corporate governance, and financial accounting with an emphasis on the effects of current and proposed audit regulation. Lauren teaches intermediate financial accounting.

Courses Recently Taught

Intermediate Financial Reporting I

Recent Working Papers

  • “Are Auditor and Audit Committee Report Changes Useful to Investors? Evidence from the United Kingdom” with Joe Carcello, Chan Li, and Terry Neal
  • “Impact of Auditor and Audit Committee Report Changes on Audit Quality and Costs: Evidence from the United Kingdom” with Joe Carcello, Chan Li, and Terry Neal
  • “Investor Reaction to the Prospect of Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation” with Joe Carcello
  • “Unintended Consequences of Fair Value Accounting: A Study of Goodwill Accounting and Significant Tension in the Auditor-Client Relationship” with Douglas Ayres, Terry Neal, and Jonathan Shipman
  • "Fourth Quarter Fire Drills and Financial Reporting Quality" with Cory Cassell and Jonathan Shipman
  • “Chipping Away at Financial Reporting Quality” with Lee Biggerstaff and Brad Goldie

 Awards and Honors

  • AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Fellow, 2014
  • University of Tennessee Summer Graduate Research Assistantship, 2013
  • ESPN Scholarship Recipient, 2010 – 2015