Ph.D. University of North Carolina.
M.Acc. Brigham Young University.
B.S. Brigham Young University.
Professor Williams' areas of interest include the role of accounting information in capital markets, the reporting and regulation of financial institutions, and international financial reporting issues.
“Are International Accounting Standards-based and US GAAP-based Accounting Amounts Comparable?” with Mary E. Barth, Wayne R. Landsman and Mark H. Lang. Journal of Accounting and Economics (Forthcoming)
“Bank Transparency and the Discipline of Risk-Taking Behavior” with Robert M. Bushman. Journal of Accounting and Economics (Forthcoming)
“Religious Social Norms and Corporate Financial Reporting” with Scott Dyreng and William Mayew, Journal of Business, Finance & Accounting(Forthcoming).