Texas Tech University

Blair B. Marquardt, MPA, CPA

Second-Year Ph.D. Student

Email: blair.marquardt@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.3487

Office Hours: MW 1:30-3:30

Room Number:E358

Education: MPA, University of Texas at Austin (2011)

Area of Expertise: corporate governance, auditing


Blair Marquardt

Education and Professional Experience


  • MPA, University of Texas at Austin (2011)
  • BS, University of South Carolina (2010)

Professional Experience:

  • Pratas, Smith, and Moore, a member of Accounting and Consulting Group, Lubbock, TX (November 2013 - June 2014)
  • KPMG, Austin, TX (October 2011 - November 2013)


Works in Progress:
  • Pay-performance Sensitivity and Investor Say on Pay in the US
  • What Motivates the Auditors? A Synthesis of Research on the Reputation and Insurance Hypotheses of Audit Effort (with Partha Mohapatra)


  • Rawls College of Business (with Xu Niu) $3,250 (Fall 2015)

Teaching Experience and Memberships

Teaching Experience:
  • Texas Tech University
    • ACCT 2300 (Financial Accounting), Fall 2015


  • American Accounting Association
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Texas Society of CPAs
  • Licensed CPA in Texas