Candice Hux
Assistant Professor




  • Ph.D., Bentley University (Waltham, MA), Accountancy
  • M.S., Saint Louis University, Accounting
  • B.S., Saint Louis University, Business Administration


Candice T. Hux, Ph.D, CPA (Missouri, Massachusetts and Illinois), joined the NIU Accountancy Department in Fall 2017. Candice completed her Ph.D. in Accountancy at Bentley University (Waltham, MA) in May 2017. Prior to earning her Ph.D., Candice worked for over four years in Deloitte’s audit practice in St. Louis, MO and Boston, MA. At Deloitte, she was also involved with team trainings and a skill-based development program for associates. Candice earned her Masters of Science in Accounting and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting and International Business) from Saint Louis University (SLU) in 2009. While at SLU, she also studied in Spain, Panama and Hong Kong.

Candice is honored to join the nationally-recognized NIU accountancy department, known for exceptional faculty and students. She values the department’s strong ties to practice and how faculty are continuously innovating in the classroom and working with the student groups to ensure NIU students are well-equipped with the skills needed for today’s business environment.

Candice taught auditing for two years at Bentley University and is currently teaching financial reporting (Intermediate II) at NIU. Her research focuses on the auditors’ judgments, auditors’ use of specialists on engagements, and investor behavior. She is a member of the AICPA, Illinois CPA Society, American Accounting Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Sigma Nu and Omicron Delta Kappa.

Candice Hux


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