Marcia Weidenmier Watson is a professor in the Department of Accounting in the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte. She joined the Belk College in 2015 after working at Mississippi State University for 11 years. Before her career in academia, she worked for four years as a financial systems consultant for Price Waterhouse in Chicago. Dr. Watson’s primary teaching area is accounting information systems. Her research focuses on how information technology impacts internal controls, business processes and auditing. She has published in a variety of leading journals including Accounting Horizons, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Information Systems and MIS Quarterly. For the past 10 years, she has served as the newsletter editor for the Accounting Information Systems Section of the American Accounting Association.