Texas Tech University
Heather Carrasco

Heather Carrasco

Assistant Professor


Room Number: W355


Research Expertise

  • Judgment and decision-making quality
  • Regulatory governance
  • Burgeoning professionals, markets, and technologies


  • PhD, Accounting, University of Alabama
  • MS, Accountancy, New Mexico State University
  • BA, Psychology, Purdue University


Heather Carrasco is an assistant professor in the Lyons School of Accounting at the Rawls College of Business. Her research examines judgment and decision-making quality, with a focus on regulatory pressure and burgeoning professionals, markets and technologies. She has recent publications in Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal and PLoS ONE. Carrasco joined the faculty at Texas Tech University after earning her PhD from the University of Alabama. Majoring in psychology and political science, she received a BA from Purdue University and her Master of Accountancy from New Mexico State University. Additionally, she is a CPA (inactive) in the state of New Mexico.