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Skinner, Ashley Nicole

Assistant Professor


Research Areas research areas


research overview

  • My research examines how managers make voluntary disclosure decisions, and the implications of those voluntary disclosure choices for capital market outcomes.


  • voluntary disclosure, disclosure incentives


selected publications


courses taught

  • ACCT 4828 - ESG Reporting: Accounting for a Changing World
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2024
    Introduces students to the current state of corporate sustainability reporting through the lens of accounting and financial reporting concepts. The course has three basic elements. We will cover (1) data and measurement issues associated with corporate sustainability reporting, (2) current disclosure frameworks and the evolving regulatory landscape, and (3) other accounting-related topics including the intersection of sustainability and US GAAP and ESG Assurance.
  • ACCT 5820 - Topics in Business
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2024
    Offered irregularly to provide opportunity for investigation of new frontiers in accounting. Same as ACCT 4820.
  • MSBX 5820 - Special Topics in Accounting
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2024
    Provides a vehicle for the development and presentation of new topics with the potential of being incorporated into the standard graduate business curriculum. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Degree credit not granted for this course and ACCT 5820.


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