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J. Scott Judd

Assistant Professor, Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Accounting


Building & Room:

UH 2303


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 413-2131

CV Link:

J. Scott Judd



  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2016-current
  • Lecturer, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2015-2016
  • Lecturer, Teaching Assistant, and Research Assistant, University of Arizona, 2010-2015
  • Senior Audit Associate, Deloitte and Touche LLP, 2008-2010

Courses Taught

  • Undergraduate Introduction to Auditing
  • Graduate Introduction to Auditing
  • Undergraduate Introduction to Financial Accounting

Selected Publications

Chen, G., Judd, J.S., and Pandit, S.: “Firm Unionization and Disruptions in Customer Relationships” Contemporary Accounting Research, 2021 (Forthcoming)

Hall, C., Judd, J.S., and Sunder, J.: “Auditor Conservatism, Audit Quality, and Real Consequences for Clients” Review of Accounting Studies, 2021 (Forthcoming)

Judd, J.S., Olsen, K.J., and Stekelberg, J.: “How do Auditors Respond to CEO Narcissism? Evidence from External Audit Fees” Accounting Horizons, 2017

Dhaliwal, D., Judd, J.S., Serfling, M., and Shaikh, S.: “Customer Concentration Risk and the Cost of Equity Capital” Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2016


PhD, Accounting - University of Arizona (2015)
Master of Accountancy, Professional - Brigham Young University (2007)
Bachelor of Science, Accountancy - Brigham Young University (2007)

Licensures and Certifications

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Memberships

American Accounting Association (AAA)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Research Currently in Progress

Cook, A., Esplin, A., Glass, C., Judd, J.S., and Olsen, K.J.: "Management Forecasts, Analysts Revisions, and Investor Reactions: The Effect of CEO Gender"

Judd, J.S., and Lusch, S.: "Corporate Philanthropy and the Cost of Equity Capital"

Esplin, A., Judd, J.S., and Olsen, K.J.: "Taken with a Grain of Salt: CEO Narcissism, Management Forecasts, and Analyst Reactions"

Chen, J., Judd, J.S., and Omer, T.: "Auditors Response to Accrual Estimation: The Value of a High Quality Audit"

Judd, J.S.: "When does Auditor Industry Expertise Matter? An Examination of Revenue Manipulation"