Darla Moore School of Business


Darla Moore School of Business
Assistant Professor,


Ling Harris is an assistant professor of accountancy at the Darla Moore School of Business. She holds a Master of Accounting Science and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her teaching interests include financial reporting and financial statement analysis. 


Her primary research interests are judgments and decision-making related to accounting information. She is particularly interested in how financial disclosures influence the judgments and investment decisions of reasonably informed investors.

Research interests: Corporate disclosures and their impacts on judgments and decisions of investors, analysts and managers

Research Publications

Harris, Ling, Hobson, J. and Jackson, K., “The Effect of Investor Status on Investors’ Susceptibility to Earnings Fixation,” forthcoming in Contemporary Accounting Research.


  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010 
  • M.S., Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003 
  • M.S., Teaching English as a Second Language, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002

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