Bradford Hepfer

Assistant Professor

Biography

I conduct archival capital markets-based research in tax and financial reporting. My research interests include corporate income taxation and financial accounting, the pricing of accounting information, and empirical assessments of earnings quality, and my teaching interests include financial accounting and taxation. Previously, I taught financial accounting, Taxes & Business Strategy, and managerial accounting at the undergraduate and graduate levels. I hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (with highest distinction) in Accounting, a Master of Accountancy in Taxation, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration (Accounting major, Finance minor), all from the University of Iowa. Prior to my doctoral studies, I worked in the Chicago office of a Big 4 accounting firm, performing tax accounting services for my clients. I hold a CPA license from the state of Illinois.

Research Interests

Corporate income taxation and financial accounting; market pricing of accounting information; empirical assessments of earnings quality