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W. Robert Knechel

W. Robert Knechel, PhD is the Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar in Accounting and Distinguished Professor at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.  He is the Director of the International Accounting and Auditing Center (IAAC) located within the Fisher School of Accounting.  Robert holds appointments at the University of Auckland as a Professor of Accounting Research and University of New South Wales as a Professor of Auditing.  He was a member of the Standing Advisory Group (SAG) to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) in the US and is on the Board of the Foundation for Audit Research in the Netherlands.  He is currently the Senior Editor of The Accounting Review