Senior Economic Research Fellow (2015-2016)
Preeti Choudhary, Ph.D., is an associate professor of accounting at the Eller College of Management, University of Arizona. Previously, between June 2015 and December 2016, she was a senior economic research fellow in the Office of Economic Risk and Analysis at the PCAOB, and prior to June 2015 she was an assistant professor in the accounting department at the McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University. Her professional experience includes roles at Deloitte and Touche LLP in enterprise risk services and at The Washington Post Company (now known as Graham Holdings Company) in internal audit. She is currently a member of the PCAOB Standards and Emerging Issues Advisory Group (SEIAG).
Among Preeti Choudhary's research interests include capital market effects of financial reporting, including debt and equity investor valuation assessments, and how auditing impacts financial reporting reliability. She is an expert on materiality and financial reporting for employee stock options, leases, and taxes. Her work has been presented at, or published in, many leading accounting conferences and journals and cited in regulatory rulemakings and comment letters. She is on the editorial board of The Accounting Review.
Professor Choudhary earned her B.S. in commerce and M.S. in accounting from the University of Virginia and her Ph.D. from Duke University.