Brett Rixom

Assistant Professor - Accounting

Brett Rixom

Office: Ansari Business
Phone: TBD
Email:brixom@unr.edu

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Education and Certification

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration, Concentration in Accounting, 2013
    The University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business
  • Master of Accountancy, Concentration in Auditing Systems, 2005
    University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, J.M. Tull School of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Concentration in Public Accounting, 2002
    Lake Superior State University, College of Business
  • Certified Public Accountant (Pennsylvania), 2007

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Research: Judgment and decision making of both auditors and managers with a specific interest in improving performance and exploring unintended consequences
  • Teaching: Auditing, Fraud/Forensic Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and Financial Accounting

Published Research Articles

  • ‘Training Auditors to Perform Analytical Procedures Using Metacognitive Skills.'
    (with D. Plumlee and A. Rosman) The Accounting Review, 2015, 90 (1): 351-369.

Conference Presentations

  • ‘Training Auditors to Think Skeptically.' Savannah, GA, American Accounting Association Auditing Midyear Meeting, 2012
    with D. Plumlee and A. Rosman (Received the Best Ph.D. Student Paper Award)
  • ‘Training Auditors in Professional Skepticism.' Portland, OR, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting of the Western Region, 2010

Teaching Experience

College of Business, Florida International University

  • Professor, ACG 4651 Auditing, Spring 2017
    Professor rating: 4.76 out of 5.0
    Professor rating: 4.75 out of 5.0
  • Professor, ACG 4651 Auditing, Fall 2016
    Professor rating: 4.81 out of 5.0
    Professor rating: 4.70 out of 5.0
  • Professor, ACG 4651 Auditing, Spring 2016
    Professor rating: 4.79 out of 5.0
    Professor rating: 4.48 out of 5.0
  • Professor, ACG 4651 Auditing, Spring 2015
    Professor rating: 4.69 out of 5.0
    Professor rating: 4.83 out of 5.0
  • Professor, ACG 4651 Auditing, Fall 2014
    Professor rating: 4.68 out of 5.0
    Professor rating: 4.67 out of 5.0
  • Professor, ACG 4651 Auditing, Spring 2014
    Professor rating: 4.82 out of 5.0
    Professor rating: 4.68 out of 5.0
  • Professor, ACG 4651 Auditing, Fall 2013
    Professor rating: 4.84 out of 5.0
    Professor rating: 4.48 out of 5.0

David Eccles School of Business, The University of Utah

  • Instructor, ACCT 5510 Auditing, Spring 2011
    Instructor rating: 5.66 out of 6.0
    Received a teaching excellence award for this course
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, ACCT 6540 Fraud/Forensic Accounting, Spring 2009