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 and Illinois), joined the NIU Accountancy Department in Fall 2017 after earning her Ph.D. in Accountancy at Bentley University. Prior to earning her Ph.D., Candice was an auditor at Deloitte in the St. Louis, MO and Boston, MA offices. At Deloitte, her clients primarily included international Fortune 500 companies and large privately held companies in the life sciences, food processing, and consumer products industries.

Building on her practice experience, Candice’s teaching and research interests are auditing and financial reporting. Specifically, her research focuses on the auditors’ judgments, auditors’ use of specialists on engagements, and emerging issues in the auditing and financial reporting environment.

Her research has been published in academic and practitioner journals, including: Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Current Issues in Auditing, The Journal of the American Taxation Association, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Literature, Strategic Finance, and Internal Auditing. She also received the 2017 AAA Midwest Meeting “Best Paper Award”.

Candice is a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA), the AICPA, and Illinois CPA Society. Within the Auditing section of the AAA, she currently serves on the regional committee (Midwest) and the newsletter committee. She is also a member of the Associates’ Board at Rush University.

Candice Hux


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