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J. Scott Judd

Assistant Professor

Department of Accounting


Building & Room:

University Hall


601 S. Morgan St., 2302 UH

Office Phone:

(312) 413-2131

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  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2015-current
  • 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

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

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


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

Hall, C., Judd, J.S., and Sunder, J.: "Auditor Conservatism and Reporting Quality: The Role of Auditor Portfolios"
Chen, G., Judd, J.S., and Pandit, S.: "Firm Unionization and Disruptions in Customer Relationships"
Judd, J.S., and Lusch, S.: "Major Philanthropic Gifts 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"