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Jenna J. Burke

Adjunct , Accountancy
PhD Student
B.S. in Business Administration, Northeastern University

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Jenna began the PhD in Accountancy program at Bentley in 2013. She received her bachelor's in Business Administration from Northeastern University, with concentrations in Accounting and Finance. Jenna worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers for three years in the financial services taxation department. She is a licensed CPA in Massachusetts. Jenna's research interests include corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.

Teaching Interests

Taxation; financial accounting

Research Interests

Archival research on corporate governance, with a focus on mechanisms to oversee corporate social responsibility and disclosure and assurance of non-financial information.

Professional Memberships

American Accounting Association

Awards and Honors

2015, AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium, AAA/Deloitte
2013, Accountancy Fellow, Harold S. Geneen Institute for Corporate Governance


Journal Article(s)
Burke, J., Clark, C. (2016). The Business Case for Integrated Reporting: Insights from Leading Practitioners, Regulators and Academics. Business Horizons. Forthcoming

Book Chapters
Burke, J, Clark, C. Boards and Shareholders: Bridging the Divide. Shareholder Empowerment. Palgrave-Macmillan

Conference Presentations

Burke, J. (2015). "Substantive or symbolic change? An examination of the adoption of board-level corporate social responsibility committees." Presented at the AAA/Deloitte 's AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium , Westlake, TX.

Burke, J. (2015). Presented at the Bentley University's Scholarly Activities Committee, Waltham, MA.

Burke, J. (2014). "Stakeholder salience: A tailored examination of CSR governance and social performance." Presented at the Bentley University's Faculty and doctoral student research poster session, Waltham, MA.