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Office: 477
Phone: 206-221-5140

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353200
Seattle, WA 98195-3200

Phillip Quinn

Assistant Professor of Accounting


PhD University of Iowa
BSBA Drake University (2005)

Academic Expertise

financial accounting

Positions Held

At the University of Washington since 2014
Managerial Accounting Lecturer, The University of Iowa, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013
Research Assistant, The University of Iowa 2008, 2009, 2011

Selected Publications

  1. Who Uses Financial Statements? A Demographic Analysis of Financial Statement Downloads from EDGAR
    Journal Article: Quinn, P., Drake, M. & Thornock, J., (forthcoming). Accounting Horizons,

Working Papers

“Corporate culture and incentives for meeting or just beating analysts’ forecasts” Solo-authored.
“Managers and investor sentiment” with Paul Hribar.
“An analysis of the SEC’s objective function: evidence from the response to options backdating” with M. Glendening and E. Lie.
“The value of CFOs” with R. Mergenthaler.
“Incentives for tax efficiency” with J. Kim and R. Wilson.

Honors and Awards

Ponder Fellowship, The University of Iowa, 2008-present
AAA / Deloitte Foundation / J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2013
Byron Ross Award of Teaching Excellence, 2012
Graduate College Summer Fellowship, 2012
Mary L. Collins Doctoral Fellowship, 2011