Chair and Professor of Accounting
Marlene A. Plumlee is a Professor at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1997. Professor Plumlee’s current research and teaching interests include accounting disclosure and stock market efficiency as well as the effect of information attributes on how information is incorporated in valuation and forecasts, with particular emphasis on the cost of equity capital and environmental disclosures. She has received research funding from Citgo, KPMG, and the University of Utah and published papers in the top accounting journals, including The Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting Research, and the Review of Accounting Studies. She is currently a member of the editorial board of The Accounting Review. Professor Plumlee teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in International Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, and Intermediate Accounting. She also teaches a PhD seminar in current topics in capital market research.
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Ph.D in Accounting, Ross School of Business, 1997.
University of Great Falls Great Falls, MT B.S. in Accounting, 1986
Certified Public Accountant, Colorado 1987