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Lauren Reid

Lauren C. Reid

Assistant Professor of Business Administration


Office: 220 Mervis Hall

Curriculum Vitae: 

  • Ph.D in Accounting – University of Tennessee
  • M.S. in Accountancy – Wake Forest University
  • B.S. in Accountancy – Wake Forest University

Lauren Reid joined the Katz School of Business after receiving her PhD from the University of Tennessee. Prior to pursuing her PhD, Lauren worked as an auditor with Ernst & Young in Charlotte, North Carolina. She also taught graduate and undergraduate financial accounting courses at Wake Forest University. Lauren earned a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Accountancy from Wake Forest University. She is a licensed CPA in the state of North Carolina. Her research interests include audit, corporate governance, and financial accounting with an emphasis on the effects of current and proposed audit regulation. Lauren teaches intermediate financial accounting.

  Intermediate Financial Reporting I

  • Effects of current and proposed audit regulation
  • Constraints on audit quality
  • The influence of corporate governance on financial reporting     
  • Katz Excellence in Teaching Award, 2015
  • AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Fellow, 2014
  • ESPN Scholarship Recipient, 2010-2015

“Auditing Goodwill in the Post-Amortization Era: Challenges for Auditors” with Douglas Ayres, Terry Neal, and Jonathan Shipman

  • Conditionally accepted to Contemporary Accounting Research

“Impact of Auditor and Audit Committee Report Changes on Audit Quality and Costs: Evidence from the United Kingdom” with Joe Carcello, Chan Li, and Terry Neal

  • Revising for second round submission to Contemporary Accounting Research
  • Accepted to the Contemporary Accounting Research Conference (October 2017)

 “Non-Audit Fees: Do They Matter After All?” with Joe Carcello, Terry, Neal, and Jonathan Shipman

  • Second round submission to Contemporary Accounting Research

“Chipping Away at Financial Reporting Quality” with Lee Biggerstaff, David Cicero, and Brad Goldie

  • First round submission to Management Science
  • Invited to post on Columbia Law School’s Blue Sky Blog (January 14, 2016)

Reid, L.C. and J.V. Carcello. 2017. Investor Reaction to the Prospect of Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation. The Accounting Review 92(1): 183-211.