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Faculty and Staff Profile

Erin Michelle Hawkins

Assistant Professor

Office: 345 Sirrine

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Business Administration - Accounting
University of South Carolina 2017

BS Business Administration - Accounting
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 2011

 Courses Taught

Intermediate Financial Accounting I


Erin Hawkins joined the Clemson School of Accountancy in July 2017 after earning her Ph.D. at the University of South Carolina. Prior to doctoral work, Dr. Hawkins was an auditor with Joseph Decosimo and Company in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She is a licensed CPA (inactive) in the state of Tennessee.

 Research Interests

Auditor judgment and decision making, Auditor-client interactions, Professional skepticism

 Research Publications

Owens, J. and E. Hawkins. 2018. Using Online Labor Market Participants for Nonprofessional Investor Research: A Comparison of MTurk and Qualtrics Samples. Journal of Information Systems 33 (1): 113-128.