Professor Winchel’s primary research interests relate to how the disclosure choices of firm managers and information intermediaries impact investors’ judgment and decision-making processes. Professor Winchel has presented her research at international conferences sponsored by the American Accounting Association and the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, and at university and conference research workshops. Her work has been published in scholarly journals such as The Accounting Review; Contemporary Accounting Research; and Accounting, Organizations & Society. Professor Winchel teaches courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Prior to joining McIntire, Professor Winchel was a faculty member at the University of South Carolina, where she received the Alfred G. Smith Award for excellence in teaching. Before returning to academia, she was an Audit Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers.