Rebecca Files, PhD

Assistant Professor
Accounting
Email
(972) 883-5818
Education
PhD, Texas A&M University, 2009
MS, Texas A&M University, 2004
BA, Texas A&M University, 2004
Courses
ACCT 3331 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
Current / Recent
Research
SEC Enforcement
Accounting Restatements
Class Action Lawsuits
Managerial Disclosure Decisions 

Recent Publications:
SEC Enforcement: Does Forthright Disclosure and Cooperation Really Matter?” 2011 Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming.
Stealth Disclosure of Accounting Restatements” 2009 (with Edward P. Swanson and Senyo Tse), The Accounting Review 84 (5): 1495-1520.
Awards and
Recognition
Glen McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting Ethics 2010-2011
Laurels Scholarship – Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting 2007
Ernst & Young Doctoral Fellowship 2004-2008
Big XII Conference Postgraduate Scholarship 2004
CoSIDA Academic All-American, Volleyball, 3rd Team 2003-2004
Bill Erwin Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year 2003-2004
Professional
Organizations
American Accounting Association