Academics at Fort Lewis College


Dr. Theresa Hilliard

Dr. Theresa Hilliard
Associate Professor of Accounting

Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Auditing Theory
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting

Education

  • Ph.D., Executive Doctorate in Business, Georgia State University, 2013
  • M.S., Professional Accountancy, Walsh College, 1997
  • B.A., Business Administration, Western State University of Colorado, 1991

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About Dr. Theresa Hilliard

Dr. Hilliard is an associate professor of accounting in the School of Business Administration at Fort Lewis College. She joined the college in 2016. Prior to joining Fort Lewis, Dr. Hilliard was an associate professor of accounting for the University of Pittsburgh's Katz Executive MBA Worldwide in Sao Paulo, Brazil and an assistant professor of accounting at West Virginia University.

Active professionally, Hilliard is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Michigan, has served on the Assurance of Learning for AACSB Accreditation committee, worked as senior tax manager for Dixon Hughes, PLLC, and is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and both the Michigan and Colorado Association of Certified Public Accountants. In addition, Dr. Hilliard is a reviewer for the Journal of Investigative and Forensic Accounting, the Journal of International Accounting Research, and serves as an editorial review board member for the Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal.


Recent Publications

DiPonio-Hilliard, T, Neidermeyer, P. (2016) The Impact of International Reporting Standards: Evidence from Canada.  Studies in Business and Economics

DiPonio-Hilliard, T. (2016) My pathway from practitioner to professor.  Journal of Accountancy.

DiPonio, T. (2015). A Comprehensive Examination of IFRS 1: An Exploratory Study of Canadian Early Adopters. International Business Research, 8(7), 43. 

Callaghan, J., Hilliard, T.  (2014) Canadian Market Reactions to the IFRS Adoption Process. International Research Journal of Applied Finance, (2), 169-177. 


Recent Conference Proceedings and Presentations

AAA Audit Educators’ Bootcamp. Chicago, IL, June 2016. 

Applying General Strain Theory to Explore Gender Differences in the Commission of Fraud. Forensic Accounting Research Conference.  Charlotte, NC. March 2016.
 
Analyzing Audit Risk and Evaluating the Control Environment: Is Gender a Missing Variable in Detecting Fraud? Forensic Accounting Research Conference.  Charlotte, NC. March 2016 

The Gendering of Fraud:  An International Investigation, with Presha Neidermeyer. AAA Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. August 2015.
 
PwC Accounting and Tax Symposium.  Chicago, IL. August 2015. 

Analyzing Audit Risk and Evaluating the Control Environment: Is Gender a Missing Variable in Detecting Fraud? Auditing Section Midyear Conference. Palm Springs, CA. January 2015. 

Market Reaction to the Transitory Effects of IFRS: An Examination of Disaggregated Measures. International Accounting Section Midyear Conference. Miami, FL. January 2015. 

The Impact of Occupational Mobility on White-Collar Crime:  Gender Distinctions in a Global Setting. Institute for Fraud Prevention. NY, NY. November 2014. 

Implementation Effects of IFRS: The Canadian Experience, West Virginia University. October 2014. 

The Impact of Occupational Mobility on White-Collar Crime: Gender Distinctions in a Global Setting. AAA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. August 2014. 

American Accounting Association - International Accounting Section New Faculty Consortium, San Antonio, TX, February 2014. 

The Canadian Market Reaction to IFRS 1 Decompositions.  International Accounting Section Midyear Conference, San Antonio, TX.  February 2014.