PhD Student | Accounting and Information Systems
4171 Grainger Hall

Biography

Linette is a multi-methods audit researcher interested in auditors’ reporting and disclosure choices. She is currently working on four projects relating to key audit matter and critical audit matter reporting and has presented her research and multiple national conferences. Linette is a CPA, Elijah Watt Sells Award winner, Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellow, and has won multiple awards for her teaching at UW-Madison. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and a Masters in Accountancy from Georgia Southern University. Before joining the Ph.D. program at UW Madison, Linette worked in KPMG’s Federal Government Auditing practice in Washington, DC.

Research

Practitioner-Oriented Publications

Downey, D. & Rousseau, L. & Zehms, K. (2019). PCOAB Form AP: Leveraging information about audit personnel Current Issues in Auditing

Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

Accounting Principles (AIS 300), Spring 2018. Download Syllabus
Introduction to accounting from a user's perspective. Covers both financial and managerial accounting. Accounting theory principles, presentation and interpretation of financial reports, financial statement analysis. Measurement, classification, planning and control of costs. Delivered fully online.

Accounting Principles (AIS 300), Spring 2018. Download Syllabus
Introduction to accounting from a user's perspective. Covers both financial and managerial accounting. Accounting theory principles, presentation and interpretation of financial reports, financial statement analysis. Measurement, classification, planning and control of costs. Delivered online with weekly discussion.