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David (Dave) D. Williams

Associate Professor of Accounting & MIS

phone: (614) 292-8566
fax: (614) 292-2118
address: 418 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210


  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University
  • MBA, Arizona State University
  • BS, Arizona State University

Areas of Expertise

  • The Audit Services Market
  • Auditing Firms


Professor Williams received his bachelors and masters degree in accounting from Arizona State University. His research interests are in the market for audit services dealing with auditor choice, audit pricing, corporate governance, and auditor independence.

He has published several academic articles including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and the Journal of Accounting & Public Policy. He has teaching interests in financial accounting and auditing with a primary focus toward undergraduate and MBA students. He's a CPA and was a senior accountant on the audit staff of Ernst & Young.