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Professor of Instruction and Director, MAc Program



  • Professor of Instruction of Accounting

    Tippie College of Business


  • PhD in Accounting, University of Michigan, 1988
  • BBA in Accounting, University of Notre Dame, 1979

Areas of Interest

  • Financial reporting

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (Inactive), State of Indiana, January 1982.

Selected Awards & Honors

  • Collegiate Teaching Award, 2015
  • Gilbert P. Maynard Excellence in Accounting Instruction Award, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Carroll, T. J. & Linsmeier, T. (2004). The Effect of Accounting Regulation on Tax Credit Utilization Propensity. (Vols. 17). pp. 39-66. Research in Accounting Regulation.
  • Carroll, T. J., Linsmeier, T. & Petroni, K. (2003). The Reliability of Fair Value versus Historical Cost Information: Evidence from Closed-End Mutual Funds. (Vols. 18). pp. 1-23. Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance.
  • Carroll, T. J. & Niehaus, G. (1998). Pension Plan Funding and Corporate Debt Ratings. Journal of Risk and Insurance.
  • Carroll, T. J. (1995). The Information Content of Quarterly Dividend Changes. Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance.

Professional Service

  • Red Cedar Chamber Music, Board of Directors, Director.
  • Regina Foundation Finance Committee, Member.