Tammie Schaefer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Accounting
325 Bloch Heritage Hall
Areas of expertise: accounting decisions, auditor interaction and negotiation

Tammie Schaefer is an assistant professor of accounting at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Henry W. Bloch School of Management. Schaefer received her B.S. in accounting in 2005, as well as her MBA in 2006, both from Rockhurst University. She will receive her Ph.D. in accounting in May 2013 from the University of South Carolina.

Schaefer’s current research interests include judgment and decision making in accounting, auditor-to-auditor interactions, auditor-tax professional interactions and auditor negotiations. She received her Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) in 2008.

Additionally, Schaefer is a member of American Accounting Association, AICPA Accounting Doctoral Student (ADS) Program, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, and Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.


“The Outcome Effect and Professional Skepticism” 2016, The Accounting Review 91 (6), 1577-1599. With J. Brazel, S. Jackson, and B. Stewart.

“The Psychology of Billing” 2017, Contemporary Accounting Research 35 (3), 1430-1454. With V. Hansen, and S. Jackson

“Cybersecurity: Common Risks and Common Sense Mitigation Techniques” 2017, Strategic Finance. 99 (5), 54-61. With L. Salzsieder, B. Brown, and F. Graessle
Recipient of the 2017 Lybrand Gold Medal Award.

“The Outcome Effect and Professional Skepticism: A Replication and a Failed Attempt at Mitigation” 2018, Behavioral Research in Accounting. with J. Brazel, C. Gimvar, and E. Maksymov