Robert M. Hoffer Distinguished Professor of Accounting
Kelsey Brasel, associate professor of accounting, received her bachelor of arts degrees in management and accounting from Iowa State university, her masters of professional accountancy from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, and her doctorate degree in accounting from the University of Alabama. Prior to obtaining her doctorate, Brasel worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She holds CPA licenses in the states of Wisconsin and Indiana.
Brasel currently teaches undergraduate auditing and courses in the M.S. in Accounting program, including introduction to Accounting Research. Her primary area of research is behavioral auditing, including auditor decision making and auditor legal liability. Brasel's research has been purblished in the Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Issues in Accounting Education, Advances in Accounting, and Current Issues in Auditing, in addition to practitioner-focused journals such as the CPA Journal.