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Duane Brandon

Duane  Brandon

Director of School of Accountancy and C. McKenzie Taylor, Jr. Professor

position: Director of School of Accountancy
dept: School of Accountancy
phone: (334) 844-6215
office: 301C Lowder Hall

At Auburn since 2003


  • PhD, Virginia Tech, 2003
  • MAc, Virginia Tech, 1998
  • BS, Christopher Newport University, 1997

Professional Activities

Duane joined the Auburn faculty in 2003 after completing his PhD at Virginia Tech. Currently he serves as Taylor Professor and Director of the School of Accountancy. His research focuses on auditor judgment, audit quality, and auditor liability. His work has appeared in Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, the Journal of Accounting & Public Policy, and Behavioral Research in Accounting, among others. He has received multiple internal and external research grants, including a grant from the Center for Audit Quality (with Jennifer Mueller and James Long). With respect to teaching, he has been recognized and honored for outstanding teaching in a number of ways, including receiving the Lowder Teaching Award in the Harbert College of Business (HCOB), the McCartney Award in the HCOB (twice), Outstanding MAcc Teacher Award (2010), Outstanding Teaching Award in the School of Accountancy (twice) and Camp War Eagle Faculty Honoree (twice).

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