2010 Auditing Section Outstanding Dissertation Award
Presented by Mark DeFond
Michael Yu, currently of Washington State University, who completed his Ph.D. at The University of Missouri, received the 2010 Auditing Section Outstanding Dissertation Award for his dissertation entitled, “The Effect of Big Four Office Size on Audit Quality.” The award was accompanied by a cash prize of $2,500. Jere Francis of The University of Missouri was also recognized for his service as Michael’s dissertation chair.
Tina Carpenter (The University of Georgia), Mark DeFond (University of Southern California), Bill Dilla (Iowa State University), and Clive Lennox (Nanyang Technological University) served on the selection committee for this award.
Michael Yu (not pictured) and his dissertation chair, Jere Francis (right), receive the Outstanding Dissertation Award from Mark Defond (left).