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Tice, Frances

Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • Dr. Tice's research centers on corporate governance in public companies. She focuses primarily on the board of directors and monetary incentives that affect managerial actions. In the context of corporate boards, Dr. Tice examines corporate board networks, governance structures, and director reputation effects. Her recent work investigates whether directors experience reputation penalties for environmental and social failures as well as how relative performance evaluation features in executive compensation contracts may affect managerial behavior.


  • corporate governance, managerial incentives, executive compensation, ESG, networks



courses taught

  • ACCT 3220 - Corporate Financial Reporting 1
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2023 / Spring 2024
    First of a two-course sequence intended to provide students with increased fluency in the language of business. Focuses on U.S. and international accounting concepts and methods that underlie financial statements and the related implications for interpreting financial accounting information.
  • ACCT 7320 - Doctoral Seminar: Accounting and Capital Markets I
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Focuses on research evaluating the usefulness of accounting information for valuing equity securities. The seminar builds a foundation for conducting accounting-related capital markets research.


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