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Abbott, Lawrence

Lawrence Abbott

Associate Professor, Accounting
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Professor Lawrence J. Abbott is currently an Associate Professor of Accounting at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Prior to his current position, Professor Abbott was an Associate Professor of Accounting at the University of Memphis. Professor Abbott received his Phd from the University of Oregon and his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Minnesota. Professor Abbott is a CPA (inactive) and spent four busy seasons as a financial statement auditor and information systems auditor at the Minneapolis office of Ernst & Young. His research has appeared in journals such as The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons and Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory.