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Paige H. Patrick

Assistant Professor

Department of Accounting

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Building & Room:

UH 2326


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 355-3064


CV Link:

Paige H. Patrick


Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2019 - present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Washington, 2013 – 2019

Teaching Experience

  • Undergraduate-level cost accounting
  • Graduate-level managerial accounting

Selected Publications

“The Use of Adjusted Earnings in Performance Evaluation” with A. Curtis and V. Li. 2021, Review of Accounting Studies 26 (4), 1290-1322.

“Heaping of Executive Compensation” with B. Jorgensen and N. Soderstrom, 2020. Journal of Management Accounting Research 32 (1), 177-201.

“Renegotiations of Target CEOs’ Personal Benefits During Mergers and Acquisitions”, 2018. Contemporary Accounting Research 35 (4), 1999-2029.

  • 2014 Management Accounting Section Best Dissertation Award

Selected Working Papers

  • “Investor-driven governance standards and firm value” with Y. Ertimur, 2021.
  • “IFRS Adoption and Litigation Risk: Evidence from Directors’ and Officers’ Insurance” with B. Burnett and D. Hart, 2021.
  • “Determinants of the usefulness of inside debt in debt contract design” with P. Demerjian and F. Tice, 2021.

Notable Honors

2019, Best Reviewer Award, Management Accounting Section

2018, Outstanding Discussion Award, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section

2017, Excellence in Reviewing Award, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section

Academic year 2016-2017, TMMBA Excellence in Teaching Award and Evening MBA First-year Core Professor of the Year Award, University of Washington


PhD in Accounting, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2013
Master of Accountancy and Information Systems, Arizona State University, 2002
Bachelor of Arts, Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1998

Licensures and Certifications

C.P.A. (Inactive), Colorado