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Curriculum VitaeAssistant Professor, Accounting

Patrick Hurley

404 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




Ph.D, Business Administration, University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.S., Accounting, Virginia Tech
B.S., Finance, Virginia Tech

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Hurley has researching and teaching interests in applying psychological theory to investigate judgment and decision-making within an auditing context; using experimental economics to explore auditing market-level phenomena and methods of improving audit quality; exploring the determinants and impacts of risk and trust in economic decisions. He is also interested in auditing and Intro or Intermediate Financial Accounting.

Awards & Recognition

Center for Audit Quality Access to Personnel Recipient (2014)

Arthur Andersen Grant Recipient (2013)

Behavioral Research Insights Through Experiments (BRITE) Lab Grant (2013)

Douglas Clarke Memorial Teaching Award (2011-2012)

Robert Bruce Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship (2012)


Selected Presentations

AAA Auditing Mid Year Meeting. Miami, FL. January 2015 (Anticipated). "Realigning Auditors' Incentives: Experimental Evidence of a Third-party Hiring System"

University of Wisconsin - Madison. October 2014. "Ego Depletion and Auditors' Judgment and Decision-Making Quality"

University of Wisconsin - Madison. August 2014. "tis the Season to be Depleted? The Impact of Busy Season on Auditors' Ego Depletion"

AAA Auditing Mid Year Meeting. New Orleans, LA. January 2013. "Exploring Market Reactions to a High-Quality Auditor and Managerial Preferences for Audit Quality"

University of Wisconsin - Madison. September 2012. "Exploring Market Reactions to a High Quality Auditor and Managerial Preferences for Audit Quality"