Colin Reid Assistant Professor of Accounting

Colin Reid

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Curriculum Vitae

Professor Reid joined the Williams School as an assistant professor of accounting. He earned his Ph.D. in 2011 from the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee and was previously an assistant professor at Northeastern University. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., Professor Reid worked for PwC in Dallas, Texas and is a licensed CPA. He received B.B.A. and M.Acc. degrees from Baylor University.

Professor Reid has experience teaching financial accounting, both introductory and intermediate, at the undergraduate level as well as corporate governance at the graduate level. His research interests include various aspects of auditing, corporate social responsibility, and corporate governance. His research on audit team turnover won the American Accounting Association award “Best Paper for a New Faculty Member” for the Northeast Region. 

Originally from Texas, Professor Reid now resides in Lexington with his wife Jess, daughter Sloane, and dog Augustus (Gus). 


Ph.D., University of Tennessee

M.Acc., Baylor University

B.B.A., Baylor University


Auditing, Corporate social responsibility, Corporate governance