Research Expertise: International financial reporting issues and corporate governance, including the role of internal control and auditing in the development of high quality financial information.
A former practicing Certified Public Accounting (CPA), Hollis Skaife earned her master’s and Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Iowa. She has taught various accounting courses at the undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. levels and currently teaches financial accounting to Master of Professional Accountancy and MBA students.
Skaife serves on multiple editorial boards and frequently chairs committees of national professional organizations, serves on international research panels, and often leads research consortia for Ph.D. students and new faculty. She served on the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Advisory Council from 2009 to 2011.
Skaife will chair the 2017 Ernst and Young (EY) Foundation and American Accounting Association New Faculty Consortium, a national conference of more than 150 new and experienced accounting faculty from around the world who share best practices in teaching, research and service. She also serves as the 2016–17 chair of the Public Service Committee at UC Davis.