Faculty Profiles
Robert D. Allen
Robert D. Allen
Professor

Robert D. Allen is a Professor and David Eccles Faculty Scholar at the University of Utah. Bob’s interest in auditing research began during his professional experience with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells in Los Angeles.

James G. Bay
James G. Bay
Assistant Professor (lecturer)
Marci Butterfield
Marci Butterfield
Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Marci Butterfield teaches introductory courses in financial and managerial accounting. She is the faculty advisor for Beta Alpha Psi. She enjoys teaching the students at the University of Utah.

Brian D. Cadman
Brian D. Cadman
Associate Professor

Brian Cadman is an associate professor of Accounting. His research focuses on the performance measurement and corporate governance. He teaches managerial accounting to Master’s students.

Shannon Leanne Charles
Shannon Leanne Charles
Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Shannon L. Charles is an Associate Professor (Lecturer) of accounting at the University of Utah. She earned her PhD from Oklahoma State University in 2000.

Martha Eining
Martha Eining
Director and David Eccles Professor

Martha M. Eining  is the Director of the School of Accounting at the University of Utah. She teaches in the area of fraud, auditing and accounting information systems at the undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. level.

Tom Eldredge
Tom Eldredge
Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Tom Eldredge is an Associate Professor (Lecturer) in the Accounting Department and Professional Standards Partner at Grant Thornton LLP.

Atif Ellahie
Atif Ellahie
Assistant Professor

Atif Ellahie, Ph.D, CFA focuses on quantitative research in accounting and financial economics, and also teaches financial reporting analysis to Master of Accounting students.

LaVar N. Harline
LaVar N. Harline
Associate Professor

N. La Var Harline teaches both undergraduate and graduate tax accounting courses including basic taxation, tax research, deferred compensation & retirement planning, and business and tax strategies, estate & gift taxation.

Rachel Hayes
Rachel Hayes
Chair & Professor

Dr. Rachel Hayes is the chair of the School of Accounting. Her research interests include disclosure and the use of accounting information in compensation and other governance settings.

Michael Lewis
Michael Lewis
Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Before the U, Michael spent 7 years of active duty in the U.S. Air Force, was an Auditor at KPMG-Silicon Valley, a Senior Analyst with Apple Computer-R&D, and ran a consulting group at Indiana University.

Daniele Macciocchi
Daniele Macciocchi
Assistant Professor

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Xiaoxia Peng
Xiaoxia Peng
Assistant Professor

Xiaoxia (Sasha) Peng is an Assistant Professor at University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, School of Accounting.

Scott W. Pickett
Scott W. Pickett
Professor (Lecturer)

Scott brings to the School of Accounting 28 years of Big Four public accounting experience. He has deep client experience which translates into meaningful, hands-on experiences for students.

David Plumlee
David Plumlee
David Eccles Professor

David Plumlee is a David Eccles Professor in the School of Accounting. He has taught in all areas of accounting, except tax. His research involves how people use information to make judgments in accounting and auditing settings.

Marlene Plumlee
Marlene Plumlee
David Eccles Faculty Fellow & Associate Professor

Marlene A. Plumlee is an Associate Professor and David Eccles Faculty Fellow. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1997.

Richard E. Saouma
Richard E. Saouma
Visiting Assistant Professor

Richard is a visiting assistant professor in the accounting department.

Jordan Schoenfeld
Jordan Schoenfeld
Assistant Professor

Jordan is originally from Cleveland, OH. Previously he has worked for Deloitte & Touche in Washington, DC and Chicago IL. Jordan is a licensed CPA and received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

Roger N. Silvers
Roger N. Silvers
Assistant Professor

Roger is the James A. Griggs Fellow at the University of Utah’s School of Accounting.

Stephen Stubben
Stephen Stubben
David Eccles Faculty Fellow & Associate Professor

Stephen Stubben teaches and conducts research in financial accounting. His current research focuses primarily on accounting standards, firms’ application of these standards, the quality of the resulting accounting information, and how that information is used in business decisions.

Laura Wellman
Laura Wellman
Assistant Professor
Paige Witt
Paige Witt
Assistant Professor

Paige Witt worked as an auditor for Deloitte for 9 years and in financial reporting for Northern Trust for 3 years. She is a Certified Public Accountant and audit professor for the University of Utah.