Abraham Carr, PhD, PhD
Heider College of Business
- Assistant Professor
- AAA Annual Meeting- Washington, D. C.
Paper Accepted: Carr, A. H., “Improving the Quality of Auditors’ Motivation: Insights from Self-Determination Theory.”
- AAA/Deloitte Foundation/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium
Presented: Carr, A. H., “Improving the Quality of Auditors’ Motivation: Insights from Self-Determination Theory.”, 2017
- AAA Audit Midyear Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2017
- AAA ABO Midyear Meeting & Doctoral Consortium Albuquerque, NM, 2016
- BYU Accounting Research Symposium Provo, UT, 2016
- AAA Audit Midyear Meeting Scottsdale, AZ, 2016
- AAA Annual Meeting Chicago, IL, 2015
- AAA Audit Midyear Meeting & Doctoral Consortium Miami, FL, 2015
Research and Scholarship Interests
- Primary interest is in the area of Auditing. Specific areas of interest include: auditor motivation, audit documentation, and workplace stress.
Current Research Projects
- “Improving the Quality of Auditors’ Motivation: Insights from Self-Determination Theory”. Dissertation.
“Can Documentation of Contradictory Evidence Help Auditors Overcome the Tendency to Accept Clients’ Preferred Aggressive Accounting Choices?” with Brian Mayhew and Tyler Thomas. Awarded a research grant from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)
- Doctoral Consortium Fellow, AAA/Deloitte Foundation/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium , 2017
- Douglas Clarke Memorial Teaching Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Accounting Department , 2016
- Distinguished Teaching Award, Wisconsin School of Business , 2015
- E.J. Blakely Memorial Ph.D. Fellowship, 2015