Assistant professor Jane Thayer's dissertation "Determinants of Investors' Information Acquisition: Credibility and Confirmation," co-written with Kathryn Kadous and Molly Mercy and published in The Accounting Review, has been cited by Forbes writer Chris Barth in his January 3, 2011 article "Investing Intelligently without Indulging your Impulses," and in the January 4, 2011 WebCPA article, "Investors Trust Dubious Sources for Stock News."