Paul Polinski

EDUCATION
2000 Ph.D. in Accountancy, University of Alabama
1987 B.B.A. in Accounting, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

POSITIONS HELD
August 2015 - Present Senior Lecturer, School of Business, UW Bothell
August 2008 - August 2015 Lecturer, School of Business, University of Illinois
May 2006 - July 2008 Senior Manager, Grant Thornton LLP
January 2002 - May 2006 Assistant Professor of Accountancy, Case Western Reserve University
August 1998 - December 2001 Instructor and Assistant Professor of Accounting, Louisiana State University
August 1996 - May 1997 Internal Auditor, BNSF Railway
August 1987 - May 1990 Internal Auditor and General Accountant, A.O. Smith Corporation

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
McHugh, Marion and Paul Polinski (2015), “Bellwether Garden Supply: Revising Purchase and Disbursement Processes and Controls in the Implementation of a New Accounting Application,” Forthcoming in the Accounting Information Systems Educators Journal.

McHugh, Marion and Paul Polinski (2012), “Audit Firm Changes Post Sarbanes Oxley: Impact on the Market for Public Company Audits,” The CPA Journal, Volume 82, pp. 24-31.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Undergraduate
Accounting Principles, Intermediate and Advanced Financial Accounting, Accounting Information Systems
Graduate
Financial Reporting Standards, Advanced Accounting Information Systems

SERVICE
American Accounting Association (AAA) Service:
Auditing Section Auditing Standards Committee Member, 2013 – Present.
Auditing Section Education Committee Member, 2008 – 2010.
AAA Regulations Committee Chair, 2009 – 2011; Member, 2008 – 2009.
AAA Annual Meeting Program Committee Member, 2007 – 2008.

Academic Institutional Service:
University of Illinois, College of Business:
College Elections Committee, 2010 – 2015; Chair, 2011 – 2012, 2013 – 2014.
University of Illinois, Department of Accountancy:
Curriculum Management Committee Member, 2009 – 2013, 2014 – 2015.
Learning Assessment Task Force Member, 2008 – 2010 (subsequently merged into the Curriculum Management Committee)
Accountancy Diversity Scholarship Committee Member, 2009 – 2015.

Professional Service:
AICPA XBRL Assurance Task Force Member, September 2006 to August 2007.
Board of Governors of the Baton Rouge Chapter of the Information Systems and Control Association Member, August 2000 to December 2001.

Ad-hoc reviewer for Accounting and the Public Interest, International Journal of Accounting, and International Journal of Auditing.

Contact Information

polinski@uw.edu
(425) 352-3603
HH-1313