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Angela Davis

Senior Associate Dean, Academic Programs | Jack O. Rickli Professor of Business

Affiliations: Accounting, Office of the Dean, Oregon MBA, Oregon Executive MBA, Undergraduate Programs
Phone: 541-346-3210
Office: Lillis 352, Lillis 393G



Angela Davis is the Jack O. Rickli Professor of Business in the School of Accounting and the senior associate dean of academic programs at the Lundquist College of Business. Her research has been published in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, and Contemporary Accounting Research.

Davis received her PhD in business administration from the University of Washington and BS in accounting and finance from the University of Idaho. Before joining the Lundquist College, she was an assistant professor at Washington University in St. Louis. She also worked as an auditor for KPMG and a corporate accountant for Albertson’s Inc. before returning to graduate school.

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Journal Articles:

Cutler, Joshua, Angela K. Davis, Kyle Peterson. "Disclosure and the Outcome of Securities Litigation." Review of Accounting Studies 24, no. 1: 230-263.

March 2019

Davis, Angela K., David A. Guenther, Linda K. Krull, and Brian M. Williams. "Do Socially Responsible Firms Pay More Taxes?" The Accounting Review 91, no. 1: 47-68.

January 2016

Davis, Angela K., Weili Ge, Dawn Matsumoto, and Jenni Li Zhang. "The Effect of Manager-specific Optimism on the Tone of Earnings Conference Calls." Review of Accounting Studies 20, no. 2: 639-673.

June 2015

Davis, Angela K., and Isho Tama-Sweet. "Managers' Use of Language Across Alternative Disclosure Outlets: Earnings Press Releases versus MD&A." Contemporary Accounting Research 29, no. 3: 804-837.

September 2012

Davis, Angela K., Jeremy M. Piger, and Lisa M. Sedor. "Beyond the Numbers: Measuring the Information Content of Earnings Press Release Language." Contemporary Accounting Research 29, no. 3: 845-868.

September 2012

Bowen, Robert M., Angela K. Davis, and Dawn A. Matsumoto. "Emphasis on Pro Forma versus GAAP Earnings in Quarterly Press Releases: Determinants, SEC Intervention, and Market Reaction." The Accounting Review 80, no. 4: 1011-1038.

October 2005

Bowen, Robert M., Angela K. Davis, and Shivaram Rajgopal. "Determinants of Revenue Recognition Policies for Internet Firms." Contemporary Accounting Research 19, no. 4: 523-562.

October 2002

Davis, Angela K. "The Value Relevance of Revenue for Internet Firms: Does Reporting Grossed-up and Barter Revenue Make a Difference?" Journal of Accounting Research 40, no. 2: 445-477.

May 2002

Robert M. Bowen, Angela Davis, and Dawn A. Matsumoto. "Do Conference Calls Affect Analysts’ Forecasts?" The Accounting Review 77, no. 2: 285-316.

April 2002

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