Carson College of Business Faculty Directory

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Susan Gill

Associate Professor


Phone: (509) 335-5633


  • PhD (Michigan State University)
  • Other (Central Michigan University)
  • BS (Central Michigan University)

Susan Gill

Dr. Gill is an associate professor in the Department of Accounting. Her main area of instruction is financial accounting, which she teaches at both the undergraduate and masters' levels. She also serves as the Director of the Honors and Business innovation Leadership Experience (HABILE) program. Dr. Gill's research employs primarily archival research methods, examining market reactions to accounting information. She has also published manuscripts targeting accounting practitioners and educators. Among the journals in which she has published are the Journal of Accounting Research, Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, the Journal of Taxation, and Advances in Taxation. She has also served as a reviewer for a variety of accounting journals. During her time at WSU, Dr. Gill has been involved in a number of organizations including the Association for Faculty Women, for which she is a past president. She has been recognized by the student groups Beta Alpha Psi and Mortarboard as Instructor of the Year and Distinguished Professor, respectively.

Journal Articles

  • Yun shil Cha, Susan Gill, Bernard Wong-On-Wing Clawback Policy Enforcement: To Disclose or Not to Disclose Advances in Accounting, 2023
  • Li (Lily) Brooks, Susan Gill, Bernard Wong-On-Wing, Michael Yu Does audit firm tenure enhance firm value? Closing the expectation gap through socal responsibility Managerial Auditing Journal, 2022
  • Li Brooks, Susan Gill, Bernard Wong-On-Wing Corporate Social Responsibility Risk and Auditor-Client Retention International Journal of Auditing, 2019
  • Debra Sanders, Susan Gill Guidance on Inventory Methods for Medical and Recreational Marijuana Businesses Journal of Taxation, 2015
  • Hugh Pforsich, Susan Gill, Debra Sanders Probability perceptions and taxpayer decision-making behavior Advances in Taxation, 2010
  • Debra Sanders, Susan Gill, Jill Zuber Deductibility of bankruptcy costs and the origin of the claim Tax Advisor, 2009
  • J. Senteza, J. Njoroge, Susan Gill Earnings Management: Do Large Investors Care? Journal of Financial and Strategic Decisions, 2005
  • Susan Gill, R. Gore Using REIT Financial Statements to Enhance the Value of Monopoly as a Vehicle for Interactive Accounting Instruction Journal of the Academy Of Business Education, 2001
  • Susan Gill, L. Rees SFAS 106 and the Choice Between Immediate and Prospective Recognition Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, 2000
  • Lynn Rees, Susan Gill, Richard Gore An investigation of asset write-downs and concurrent abnormal accruals Journal of Accounting Research, 1996