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Melanie Millar

Assistant Professor - Accounting & Business Law

Contact Information

Email:  Melanie_Millar@baylor.edu
Campus Phone:  (703) 819-9264
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98002
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†110.18

Educational Background

  • PHD - Accounting, Emory University
  • BBA - Accounting, Coll William And Mary

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 2016 - Present)
  • Teaching Assistant/Associate, Emory University (August 2012 - May 2015)
  • Senior Audit Associate, Johnson Lambert & Co. LLP (September 2005 - January 2010)

Awards and Honors

  • KPMG Summer Accounting Faculty Fellowship, KPMG (November 2018)
  • Rising Stars, Office of the Vice Provost for Research (October 2018)
  • Sheth Fellowship, Jagdish Sheth (2013)

Licensures and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant - NC, AICPA (2009 - 2020)
  • Certified Public Accountant - VA, AICPA (August 8, 2006 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • American Accounting Association (2010 - Present)
  • Vice Chair, NCACPA Young CPA Cabinet (2009 - 2010)
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (2008 - 2010)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (2006 - Present)
  • Virginia Society for Certified Public Accountants (2006 - 2010)

Publications

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, and Regulatory Enforcement: Close Experience with Potential Sanctions and Fraud Deterrence," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, (September 2019) (coauthors: Jeremy Douthit, Roger White).

Presentations and Proceedings

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"A Matter of Perspective: Mitigating The Outcome Effect in Auditor Performance Evaluations," presented at the 2020 Auditing Section Midyear Conference, Houston, Texas, January 2020 (coauthors: Owen Brown).

"A Matter of Perspective: Mitigating Outcome Effects in Auditor Performance Evaluations," presented at the Accounting, Behavior and Organizations (ABO) Research Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, October 2019 (coauthors: Owen Brown).

"A Matter of Perspective: Mitigating Outcome Effects in Auditor Performance Evaluations," presented at the Texas Tech University Research Workshop, Lubbock, Texas, September 2019 (coauthors: Owen Brown).

"A Matter of Perspective: Mitigating Outcome Bias in Auditor Performance Evaluations," presented at the Arizona State University Research Workshop, Tempe, Arizona, July 2019 (coauthors: Owen Brown).

"Hand in the Pot Cookie Jar: Does Employee Substance Abuse Predict Fraud?," presented at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD, August 2018 (coauthors: Roger White, Xin Zheng).

"Hand in the Pot Cookie Jar: Does Employee Substance Abuse Predict Fraud?," presented at the 2018 IPA Conference (University of Edinburgh), Edinburgh, July 2018 (coauthors: Roger White, Xin Zheng).
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