Faculty Profile for Dr. Matthew Williams Driskill

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Dr. Matthew Williams Driskill
Assistant Professor — Department of Accounting
McCoy Hall 215
phone: (512) 245-3175

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Matthew received his PhD in Accounting from the University of Florida, & previously taught for four years at Cal State-Fullerton. Before his career as an accounting professor, Matthew worked in academic publishing & (briefly) as an equity trader in New York. He holds degrees from the University of Texas (BA, History), New York University (MA, European Studies), and Baruch College (MBA, Finance) He is originally from New Orleans.

Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation

Research Interests

How analysts/investors process information, earnings announcements, trading volume, stock market anomalies, behavioral finance

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Knechel, W. R., Thomas, E., & Driskill, M. W. (2020). Understanding financial auditing from a service perspective. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 81, 101080. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aos.2019.101080
  • Driskill, M. W., Kirk, M. P., & Tucker, J. W. (2020). Concurrent Earnings Announcements and Analysts’ Information Production. The Accounting Review, 95(1), 165–189. https://doi.org/10.2308/accr-52489

Selected Service Activities

Member
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
September 1, 2010-Present
Chair
Graduate Curriculum Committee
August 15, 2019-May 15, 2020
Chair
Course Coordinator (Intermediate Accounting II)
August 15, 2018-May 15, 2020
Member
Faculty Mentoring
August 15, 2016-May 15, 2020
Member
Graduate Curriculum Committee
August 15, 2017-August 15, 2019