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Joy M. Gray

Lecturer, Accountancy
Ph.D., Bentley University, 2016
Graduate Certificate, Southern New Hampshire University, 2008
MS, Southern New Hampshire University, 2006
BS, Murray State University, 1986
Office: Adamian Academic Center 210 | 781.891._2499 | jgray@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Joy Gray is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) with professional experience in internal audit, financial analysis, accounting, and systems support at several large public companies. Her current research interests include analytics and related technology in university curricula, integrating cybersecurity into accounting courses, and the history and current use of technology by internal audit.

Joy is currently the Internal Audit Education Partnership (IAEP) coordinator at Bentley and serves on the board of the Greater Boston Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). She received grants from the Internal Audit Foundation for expanding the IAEP at Bentley and developing an analytics case study for the IIA, and previously authored a continuing education course for the IIA. She also assisted in the development of Bentley's Masters' degree in Accounting Analytics, and was awarded a PriceWaterhouse Coopers Inquiry Grant to support the development of the program's capstone course. She was also a recipient of the 2019 Margit F. and Hanns Martin Schoenfeld Scholarship from the Academy of Accounting Historians.

Teaching Interests

Information Technology Auditing, Data Analytics, Internal Auditing, Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting

Research Interests

Information Technology Auditing, Data Analytics, Internal Auditing, Technology Integration

Consulting/Practice Interests

Information Systems Audit and Control, Internal Audit and Analytics, Forensic Accounting, Technology Integration

Awards and Honors

2019, Margit F. and Hanns Martin Schoenfeld Scholarship , Academy of Accounting Historians Section of the American Accounting Association
2019, Faculty Affairs Committee Grant, Bentley University

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Conference Paper(s)
Other(s)
Gray, J. (2016). Doctoral Dissertation: Information Technology Audits by Internal Auditors: Exploring the Evolution of Integrated IT Audits.

Conference Presentations

Gray, J. (2019). "Academic Discussant Presentation: Talk Too Much? The Attribution of Cybersecurity Disclosures on Investment Decisions" Presented at the University of Waterloo Centre for Information Integrity and Information Assurance's UW CISA Symposium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Gray, J. (2019). "Research Proposal: The Integrated Information Technology Auditor: No Longer Optional?" Presented at the Internal Audit Foundation's Sawyer's Educators' Symposium, Anaheim, CA.

Gray, J., Green, J. (2019). "Business Process and Cybersecurity." Presented at the American Accounting Association - AIS Section's AIS Bootcamp - Cybersecurity, Atlanta, GA.

Gray, J., Boss, S. R., Abdolmohammadi, M. J., Sarens, G. (2019). "Correlates of Internal Audit’s Information Technology Audit Strategy." Presented at the European Academic Conference on Internal Audit and Corporate Governance, Paris, France.

Sumantra, S., Gray, J., Boss, S. R., Daly, E. (2018). "Teaching Analytics in AIS – the buzzword." Presented at the Association for Information Systems, SIGASYS's International Conference on Information Systems 2018 Pre-Conference Sessions, San Francisco, CA.

Gray, J. (2018). Presented at the Bentley Teaching and Learning Council's Academic Integrity.

Gray, J. (2018). "Insights from New Graduates." Presented at the AIS Bootcamp - Incorporating Data Analytics into the Accounting Curriculum, PwC Minneapolis, MN.

Gray, J. (2018). "Tablets, Student Laptops, SmartBoards, Discussion Boards, Camtasia, Quiz Apps, YouTube: So Many Options, So Little Time." Presented at the Bentley University's Innovations in Teaching Showcase, Bentley University.

Gray, J., Abdolmohammadi, M. J., Boss, S. R., Sarens, G. (2018). "Hybrid Professions: The Case of Internal Auditors." Presented at the European Academic Conference on Internal Audit and Corporate Governance, Parthenope University of Naples.

Gray, J., Boss, S. R. (2018). "Hybrid Professions: The Case of Internal Auditors." Presented at the Bentley University's Scholarly Activities, Bentley University.

Gray, J., Boss, S. R. (2017). "Hybrid Professions: The Case of Internal Auditors." Presented at the Bentley University 's 2017 Research Colloquium: The Future of Work, Waltham, MA.

Gray, J. (2017). "Microlearning Videos to Reinforce Classroom Content." Presented at the American Accounting Association's Effective Learning Strategies, San Diego, CA.

Gray, J., Abdolmohammadi, M. J., Boss, S. R., Sarens, G. (2017). "The Integrated Information Technology Audit in Internal Audit: Correlates of Internal Audit’s IT/ICT Strategy." Presented at the American Accounting Association's AIS/SET Joint Midyear Conference, Orlando, FL.

Service

Department Service
Coordination of Faculty Pilot Course Proposals, 2020
Committee Chair for Auditing/AIS Curriculum Steering Committee, 2018 - Present
Course Coordinator for Internal Audit Education Partnership (IAEP), 2018 - Present
Committee Member for MS in Accounting Analytics, 2017 - Present
Committee Member for Auditing/AIS Curriculum Steering Committee, 2016 - 2018
Committee Member for Lecturer/SAP Specialist Faculty Search Committee, 2018 - 2018
Course Coordinator for GB 112, 2017 - 2018
Committee Member for GB112/GB212 Course Development, 2016 - 2018

University Service
University Senate for Bentley University, 2019 - Present
Committee Member for Faculty Evaluation Procedures Committee, 2019 - Present
Mentor (Faculty) for ISACA Student Group, 2019 - Present
Task Force Member for First Generation Student Task Force, 2018 - Present
Admissions Panel - 2019
Mentor (Faculty) for First Year Seminar, 2017 - 2018
Admissions Panel - 2018
Judge for Dean's Case Competition - 2018
Course Coordinator for General Business Core, 2017 - 2018
Committee Member for First Year Seminar Steering Committee, 2016 - 2017
GB Core Course Review Team, 2017 - 2017

Professional Service
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for AAA - Issues in Accounting Education, 2019 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Managerial Auditing Journal, 2018 - Present
Committee Member for Accounting Information Systems Section of American Accounting Association, 2017 - Present
Member of the Greater Boston Chapter Board of Directors, Institute of Internal Auditors for The Institute of Internal Auditors Greater Boston Chapter, 2017
Reviewer, Conference Paper for AAA - Accounting Information Systems Section - 2019
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for University of Waterloo Centre for Information Integrity and Information Systems Assurance Symposium - 2019
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Accounting Information Systems Section of American Accounting Association, 2017 - 2017
Member of Granite State Chapter Board of Directors, Institute of Internal Auditors for Institute of Internal Auditors - Granite State Chapter, 2008 - 2011
Reviewer, Conference Paper for American Accounting Association, 2009 - 2009

Public Service
Task Force Member for Internal Audit Task Force - School Committee - Boston Public Schools, 2018 - Present
Committee Member for UpReach Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc., 2005 - Present
Guest Speaker for Eye to Eye - 2018
Committee Member for Skating Club of Boston/US Figure Skating, 2016 - 2016