Preeti Choudhary

Professor of Accounting
Eller Fellow
Preeti Choudhary

McClelland Hall 301R
1130 E. Helen St. 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108 


Areas of Expertise

Capital markets financial accounting
Financial reporting for taxes
Financial reporting reliability and auditing
Recognition versus disclosure

Preeti Choudhary joined the Eller College of Management as associate professor in 2017. Previously, she was assistant professor at Georgetown University. She earned her PhD in Accounting from Duke University in 2008. Prior to academia, she worked as an internal auditor for The Washington Post and in enterprise risk services with Deloitte. Her research focuses on capital markets financial accounting, financial reporting for taxes, recognition versus disclosure and financial reporting reliability.

Teaching Interests

  • Financial Accounting

Recently Published Papers

Working Papers

  • “The Economics of Audit Production: What Matters for Audit Quality - An Empirical Analysis of the Role of Mid-level Managers within the Audit Firm” with Daniel Aobdia and Noah Newberger, Penn State University and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, 2021
  • “Audit Committee Oversight and Financial reporting reliability: Are audit committees overloaded?” 2020 (with M. Ashraf and J. Jaggi) (Columbia Law School Blog)  
  • Why Do Auditors Fail to Report Material Weaknesses in Internal Controls? Evidence from the PCAOB Data,” Northwestern University and University of Texas at Dallas, 2020 (with D. Aobdia and G. Sadka)
  • “The Impact of National Office Involvement on Audit Quality,” with Jade Chen, University of Arizona, 2020.
  • "The Implications of IT Environment on the Audit and Financial Reporting Quality", with Jake Sigler and Vik Ramadas, Xavier University and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, 2021.
  • "Determinants and Consequenses of Management’s Reporting Materiality Descretion", with Jonathan Black and Ted Goodman, Purdue University and University of Arizona.
  • "Does Verification of Internal Control over Financial Reporting Affect Voluntary Disclosure?", with Jade Chen, Aditi Khatri, and Shyam Sunder, University of Arizona, 2022.


  • PhD in Business Administration (Accounting), Duke University, 2008
  • Master of Science in Accounting, University of Virginia, 2000
  • BS in Commerce, University of Virginia, 1999