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Anna Cianci, Associate Professor of Accounting, graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Villanova University, a M.A. in Pastoral Theology at St. Joseph's College, a M.A. in Psychology from Wake Forest University and a Ph.D. in Accounting from Duke University. Anna's academic research primarily focuses on judgment and decision making behavior in financial accounting and auditing settings. She is published in numerous journals, including, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Accounting, Organizations and Society and the Journal of Applied Psychology. Anna's teaching interests include financial accounting, managerial accounting and auditing.

  • MA, St. Joseph's College (Pastoral Theology) - 2004
  • MA, Wake Forest University (Psychology) - 2003
  • Ph D, Duke University (Accounting) - 2000
  • BS, Villanova (Accounting) - 1985

  • Cianci, A. ,  Clor-Proell, S. , &  Kaplan, S. (2019). How do investors respond to restatements? Repairing trust through managerial reputation and corrective actions. Journal of Business Ethics, 158 (2)
  • Beaudoin, C. ,  Cianci, A. ,  Hannah, S. , &  Tsakumis, G. (2019). Bolstering managers' resistance to temptation via the firm's commitment to corporate social responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics, 157, 303-318.
  • Campbell, J. ,  Cecchini, M. ,  Cianci, A. ,  Ehinger, A. , &  Werner, E. (2019). Tax-related mandatory risk factor disclosures, future profitability, and stock returns. Review of Accounting Studies, 24 (1), 264-308.
  • Cianci, A. ,  Houston, R. ,  Montague, N. , &  Vogel, R. (2017). Audit partner identification: Unintended consequences on audit judgment. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory,
  • Beaudoin, C. A. ,  Cianci, A. , &  Tsakumis, G. T. (2015). The impact of CFOs' incentives and earnings management ethics on their financial reporting decisions: The mediating role of moral disengagement. Journal of Business Ethics,

  • 2010 - 2010 Literati Network Awards for Excellence: Highly Commended Award Winner, Emerald Literati Network (Managerial Auditing Journal)
  • 2010 - 2010 Outstanding Paper Award, Emerald LiteratiNetwork (Managerial Auditing Journal)
  • - 2012 Wake Forest University Research Award, Wake Forest University