Cathy Shakespeare

Cathy Shakespeare

  • Michael and Joan Sakkinen Faculty Fellow
  • Associate Professor of Accounting
Education
  • PhD University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign 2002
  • BA Dublin City University 1990

Contact Information

Phone
(734) 647-6984
Fax
(734) 936-0282
Email
Room
R3372
Research

Professor Shakespeare's research focuses on the effects of the financial reporting process on the decisions of managers and capital market participants.

Executive Leadership

Dr. Catherine Shakespeare is the PricewaterhouseCoopers-Norm Auerbach Assistant Professor of Accounting and Sanford R. Robertson Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.  Professor Shakespeare teaches an MBA course on Corporate Financial Reporting and a Public Policy class for the Master in Accounting Program.

Professor Shakespeare obtained her doctoral degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2002.  She received her B.A. from the Dublin City University.  She is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.  Her work experience includes Audit Senior at Arthur Andersen & Co. in Chicago and Dublin.

Professor Shakespeare's research focuses heavily on regulation and the impacts it has on the decisions of users and preparers of financial reporting information.  Professor Shakespeare is considered an expert on issues related to accounting for asset securitizations and fair value as she has worked extensively in this area.  Other research has focused on non-profits and internal controls over financial reporting.  Her publications include articles in The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, and the Journal of Accounting and Economics.  She is a member of the Editorial Board of The Accounting Review.

Judging the Relevance of Fair Value for Financial Instruments

Authors
Lisa Koonce, Karen Nelson, Catherine Shakespeare
Published Date
11/2011

Source

The Accounting Review
Volume: 
86
Issue: 
6

The Link between Internal Control and Financial Performance in Nonprofit Organizations

Authors
Christine Petrovits, Catherine Shakespeare, Aimee Shih
Published Date
1/2011

Source

The Accounting Review
Volume: 
86
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
325-328

Fair Value Accounting and Gains from Asset Securitizations: A Convenient Earnings Management Tool with Compensation Side-Benefits

Authors
Patrica Dechpw, Linda Myers, Catherine Shakespeare
Published Date
2010

Source

Journal of Accounting & Economics
Volume: 
49
Issue: 
1-2
Pages: 
2-25
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