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Devin Williams

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Devin WIlliams

Department: John T. Steed School of Accounting
Office: Adams Hall 200E
Phone: (405) 325-4221
Address: 307 West Brooks, Room 200E
Norman, OK 73019

Devin Williams is an assistant professor in accounting in the Price College of Business. He earned his Ph.D. in business administration with an emphasis on accounting from The University of Florida. Prior to joining the University of Oklahoma, he taught graduate-level auditing courses at the University of Illinois. Before working in academia, Williams worked in external auditing at Deloitte & Touche LLP.
Williams’ research focuses primarily on the market for financial statement audits, internal controls, market competition, and the effect of regulation. He has taught courses at the graduate level in financial statement auditing.

Degrees Earned:

   PhD, Business Administration, University of Florida 2016 
   MAcc, Accounting, Brigham Young University 2008 
   BS, Accounting, Brigham Young University 2008


 “The audit quality effects of small audit firm mergers in the United States” (with Brant Christensen, Kecia Smith, and Dechun Wang) 2020. AUDITING: A Journal of Practice & Theory.

"The effect of client industry agglomerations on auditor industry specialization” (with Robert Knechel) 2023. Journal of Accounting Research.

“The ICFR process: Perspectives of accounting executives at large public companies” (with Eldar Maksymov, Jeff Pickerd, and Jeff Wilks) 2023. Contemporary Accounting Research.