B. Sc. Madeline Trimble


Chair of Accounting & Capital Markets
University of Mannheim
Schloss Schneckenhof Ost (Room 203)
D - 68131 Mannheim

Phone: +49 (0) 621-181 3902
e-mail: Öffnet ein Fenster zum Versenden einer E-Mail madeline.trimble[at]gess.uni-mannheim.de

Office Hours

on appointment


Madeline Trimble was born on March 15th, 1989 in Urbana, Illinois, USA. In 2011 she graduated summa cum laude from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelors of Science degree from the Lumpkin College of Business & Applied Sciences. She completed her degree with a major in Accountancy and a minor in Finance as well as with both university and departmental honors distinctions. Her undergraduate honors dissertation focused on “The Asymmetric Market Valuation of Special Items and Accounting Conservatism.” Madeline was awarded a Presidential Scholarship from EIU in 2007 and the Accounting Advisory Board-Graduate Scholarship upon completion of her degree. She also completed two summer study abroad experiences in Europe (2010 Business Study Abroad: European Union - Maastricht, Netherlands) and Asia (2011 University of International Business & Economics  -Beijing, China). 



Research Interests

  • Determinants and consequences of IFRS adoption 
  • Earnings management incentives and methods
  • Special/exceptional items
  • Manager-specific influence on reporting