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Scott Asay
Assistant Professor
Contact
319-335-0852
Office
S232 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Academic history 
PhD in Accounting, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2013
MS in Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2012
MAc in Accounting, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 2008
BA in Accounting, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 2007
Expertise 
Judgment and decision making in accounting settings.
Awards 
ABO Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, 2014
AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2012
Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, 2012
Selected publications 

Disclosure readability and the sensitivity of investors’ valuation judgments to outside information. Scott Asay, Brooke Elliott, Kristi Rennekamp

The effects of out-of-regime guidance on auditor judgments
about appropriate application of accounting standards. Scott Asay, Tim Brown, Mark Nelson, Jeff Wilks

Working papers 

Horizon-induced optimism as a gateway to earnings management. Scott Asay

Disclaiming the future: Investigating the impact of cautionary disclaimers on investor judgments before and after experiencing economic loss. Scott Asay, Jeffrey Hales

Current & Prior Positions 
Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2013 - Present
Presentations 

Midwest Summer Research Conference, Urbana-Champaign, June 2015

FARS Research Conference, Nashville, January 2015

FARS Research Conference (Discussant), Nashville, January 2015

ABO Research Conference, Philadelphia, October 2014

BYU Accounting Research Symposium, Provo, UT, October 2014

BYU Accounting Research Symposium, Provo, UT, October 2013

The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, March 2013

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, February 2013

The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, February 2013

The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, January 2013

The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, January 2013

Licensures and certifications 
CPA, State of Colorado, 2008