Mollie Adams

Assistant Professor & MSA Program Coordinator

Baker Hall 425
(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.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

(Cabell's) Adams, M. T., Troutman, C. S. (2015). The New Landscape of Innocent Spouse Equitable Relief.  Practical Tax Strategies. [Published: May 2015]

(Cabell's) 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. [Published: April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2014]

(Cabell's) 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.  [Published: April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2013]

(Cabell's) Seymoure, S. M., Adams, M. T. (2012). Thoughts on Improving Performance Evaluations in Public  Accounting. The CPA Journal, 82(9), 68-71. [Published: September 2012]

(Cabell's) Adams, M. T., Troutman, C. S. (2012). Avoiding Missteps Under the LIFO Conformity Rule. The  Journal of Accountancy, 214(2), 60-64. [Published: August 2012]

(Cabell's) Petravick, G. P., Troutman, C. S., Adams, M. T. (2011). Advising Financial Stressed Clients. Journal  of Accountancy, 212(3), 50-55. [Published: September 2011]

Selected Research and Presentations

Adams, M. T., Seymoure, S. M. (2012). Guiding the Future of Public Accountants: Recommendations for  Mentoring Programs at CPA Firms. CPA Focus. [Published: May 2012]

Petravick, G. P., Adams, M. T., Troutman, C. S. (2011). Avoiding Traps for the Unwary: Counseling Clients  with Financial Difficulties. The Practical Lawyer, 19-27. [Published: December 2011]

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

Conferences

  • Conference Attendance, Annual Meeting, American Accounting Association, 2014
  • Conference Attendance, Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting, American Accounting Association, 2014
  • Conference Attendance, Financial Faculty Consortium, Deloitte Foundation & Federation of Schools of Accountancy, 2014
  • Conference Attendance, Annual Meeting, American Accounting Association, 2013
  • Conference Attendance, Annual Meeting, American Accounting Association, 2012

Service

Dr. Adams serves as an FCB representative on the University Senate.