Michael Favere-Marchesi

Associate Professor, Accounting
B.S. (Brigham Young University), Master of Accountancy (Brigham Young University), Ph.D. (University of Southern California), C.P.A. (California), Certified Internal Auditor

Burnaby Room: WMC 3365
Burnaby Phone: 778.782.4745

Email Address: favere@sfu.ca

Curriculum Vitae: View


After several years in public and private accounting practice, Dr. Michael Favere-Marchesi started an academic career to fulfill his love for research and teaching. Today, as an associate professor of accounting and auditing, his public accounting and industry experiences enhance his lectures in auditing and managerial accounting. Prior to joining the Beedie School of Business, Dr. Favere-Marchesi taught at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California, the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) in Thailand, and the University of Southern California. His research interests include audit judgment and decision-making, audit quality, fraud and international accounting. Dr. Favere-Marchesi earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in the U.S. and spent several years in Thailand as director of NIDA'S Global MBA program in Bangkok. He speaks French, Spanish and conversational Thai. He served for several years as Chair of the international activities committee for SFU Business. This position included arranging a quality portfolio of university exchange arrangements between SFU Business and leading business schools around the world. Dr. Favere-Marchesi is currently a member of the Faculty College and serves on the University's Faculty Review Committe. Externally, Dr. Favere-Marchesi serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, and served as a member of the Board of Examiners of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Chair of its International Uniform CPA Qualification Examination Committee. Dr. Favere-Marchesi is currently a reviewer for Auditing, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Accounting Perspectives, and various accounting conferences.

Specialization and Research Interests

Audit Judgment and Decision-Making; Fraud; Comparative Audit Markets and Systems; Cultural Influences on Accounting and Controls; International Accounting Differences; Internal Auditing

Selected Publications

Articles and Reports

Michael Favere-Marchesi, & Craig Emby

The alumni effect & professional skepticism: An experimental investigation

2018 | Accounting Horizons. 32(1): 53-63

Effects of categorization and decomposition on fraud-risk assessments

2013 | Auditing. 32(4): 201-219

Michael Favere-Marchesi, & Craig Emby

Review partners and engagement partners: The interaction process in engagement quality review

2010 | Auditing. 29(2): 215-232

Craig Emby, & Michael Favere-Marchesi

Review Partners and Engagement Partners:The Interaction Process in Engagement Quality Review

2010 | Auditing. 29(2): 215-232

Michael Favere-Marchesi, & Karen S. Pincus

The impact of accountability on auditors' processing of nondiagnostic evidence

2006 | Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research. 9: 1-26

Order effects revisited: The importance of chronology

2006 | Auditing. 25(1): 69-83

Audit review: The impact of discussion timing and familiarity

2006 | Behavioral Research in Accounting. 18(1): 53-64

The impact of tax services on auditors' fraud risk assessments

2006 | Advances in Accounting. 22(1): 157-174

Michael Favere-Marchesi, & Craig Emby

The impact of continuity on concurring partner reviews: An exploratory study

2005 | Accounting Horizons. 19(1): 1-10

Audit quality in ASEAN

2000 | International Journal of Accounting. 35(1): 121-149

Teaching Related Material

Ronald W. Hilton, & Michael Favere-Marchesi

Managerial Accounting (2nd Canadian Edition)

2013 | Book, Textbook - Revised

Ronald W. Hilton, & Michael Favere-Marchesi

Managerial Accounting (1st Canadian Edition)

2009 | Book, Textbook - New

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