Mollie Adams

Associate Professor & MSA Program Coordinator

Baker Hall 429
(309) 677-2284
mtadams@bradley.edu

Ph. D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.B.A., Missouri State University
B.S., Missouri State University

Biography

Mollie Adams joined the Bradley faculty in 2010. Dr. Adams is a CPA and has worked in public accounting in the areas of tax and audit as well as in private industry.

Teaching

Dr. Adams’ teaching interests are in the areas of financial accounting and taxation. She currently teaches ATG 301 Intermediate Accounting I, ATG 302 Intermediate Accounting II, and ATG 601 Financial Accounting Theory.

Scholarship

Dr. Adams' research interests include tax compliance and other practical tax and accounting issues. Her work has appeared in practical journals such as the Journal of Accountancy.

Selected Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles in the Last Five Years

Adams, M. T., Troutman, C. S. (2015). The New Landscape of Innocent Spouse Equitable Relief.  Practical Tax Strategies, 94(5), 196-202.

Adams, M. T. (2014). Using the Theory of Reasoned Action and Audit Reminder Messages to Increase Tax Compliance: An Experimental Study Over Repeated Periods. Journal of Accounting, Ethics & Public Policy, 15(2), 357-393. 

Troutman, C. S., Adams, M. T. (2013). The Capitalization Versus Deduction Rules Simplified: Acquisition or Production of Tangible Property and Subsequent Expenditures. The CPA Journal, 83(4), 40-51.  

Seymoure, S. M., Adams, M. T. (2012). Thoughts on Improving Performance Evaluations in Public Accounting. The CPA Journal, 82(9), 68-71.

Adams, M. T., Troutman, C. S. (2012). Avoiding Missteps Under the LIFO Conformity Rule. The  Journal of Accountancy, 214(2), 60-64. 

Petravick, G. P., Troutman, C. S., Adams, M. T. (2011). Advising Financial Stressed Clients. Journal  of Accountancy, 212(3), 50-55. 

Presentations

Adams, M. T. (Presenter & Author), Accounting Standards Update, "Accounting Update: Leases," Institute of Management Accountants. (April, 2012).

Johnson, S. L. (Presenter & Author), Adams, M. T. (Presenter & Author), AABRI Conference, "Time Management for College Students," AABRI.(October, 2011).

Adams, M. T. (Presenter & Author), CBER Colloquium, "Using the Theory of Reasoned Action and Audit Reminder Messages to Increase Tax Compliance: An Experimental Study Over Repeated Periods," Bradley University. (March, 2011).

Research Awards

  • "Lawler Award for Best Paper - 2011", Journal of Accountancy, 2012

Service

Dr. Adams serves as an Foster College of Business representative on the University Senate.