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Kerri-Ann Sanderson

Assistant Professor, Accountancy
Ph.D., Georgia State University, 2014
Master of Professional Accounting, University of Texas at Austin, 1999
Bachelor of Science, Barry Univeristy, 1998
ksanderson@bentley.edu
Department Phone: 781.891._2872
                       


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Bio

Kerri-Ann is an assistant professor in the Accounting department at Bentley University. She graduated from Georgia State University in 2014 with a Ph.D. in Accounting. She is a former auditor and is a certified public accountant (CPA) with 10 years of experience in public accounting, internal auditing and corporate budgeting. Her research focus is in experimental-behavioral auditing topics specifically in the areas of auditor judgment and decision making, and internal auditing. Her teaching interest is in accounting information systems. She is an AICPA Doctoral Fellow and a KPMG Foundation Doctoral Fellow.

Teaching Interests

Accounting Information Systems

Research Interests

Auditing and Decision Making

Consulting/Practice Interests

Auditing

Awards and Honors

2017, Faculty Affairs Committee, Bentley University
2016, Faculty Affairs Committee, Bentley University
2015, Faculty Affairs Committee, Bentley University

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Earley, C., Hooks, K., Joe, J., Polinski, P., Rezaee, Z., Roush, P., Sanderson, K., Wu, Y. (2017). The Auditing Standards Committee of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association’s Response to the International Auditing and Assurance Standard’s Board’s Invitation to Comment: Enhancing Audit Quality in the Public Interest. Current Issues in Auditing, 11 (1), C1-C25. (link)

Sanderson, K., Rose, A., Rose, J., Thibodeau, J. C. (2017). When should audit firms introduce analyses of Big Data into the audit process? Journal of Information Systems, Volume 31 (3), 81-99. (link)

Joe, J., Janvrin, D., Barr-Pulliam, D., Mason, S., Pitman, M., Sanderson, K., Wu, Y. (2015). Comments of the Auditing Standards Committee of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association is pleased to provide comments on PCAOB Staff Consultation Paper No. 2015-01, The Auditors’ Use of the Work of Specialists. Current Issues in Auditing, 9 (2), C18-C37. (link)

Other(s)
Barr-Pulliam, D, Joe, J, Mason, S, Sanderson, K. Grant Report to the IAASB and ICAS Foundation on Specialists’ Fair Value Estimation for Complex Financial Instruments. International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board Forthcoming

Conference Presentations

Sanderson, K., Thibodeau, J. C., Rose, A., Rose, J., Rotaru, K. (2019). "Psychophysiological responses to data visualization and visualization effects on auditors’ judgments and audit quality." Presented at the International Symposium for Auditing Research 's International Symposium for Auditing Research , Boston, MA.

Sanderson, K., Barr-Pulliam, D., Mason, S. (2019). "Toward occupational closure: A study of professionalism and its implications among valuation service providers." Presented at the International Symposium for Auditing Research 's International Symposium for Auditing Research , Boston, MA.

Sanderson, K., Thibodeau, J. C., Rose, A., Rose, J., Rotaru, K. (2019). "Psychophysiological responses to data visualization and visualization effects on auditors’ judgments and audit quality." Presented at the American Association of Accounting's AAA Auditing Mid-Year Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee.

Sanderson, K., Thibodeau, J. C., Rose, A., Rose, J., Rotaru, K. (2019). "Psychophysiological responses to data visualization and visualization effects on auditors’ judgments and audit quality." Presented at the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Hawaiian Accounting Research Conference , Hawaii.

Sanderson, K., Thibodeau, J. C., Rose, A., Rose, J., Rotaru, K. (2018). "Psychophysiological responses to data visualization and visualization effects on auditors’ judgments and audit quality." Presented at the Bentley University's Bentley Scholarly Activities Council, Bentley University.

Sanderson, K., Joe, J., Luippold, B. (2018). "Can Ignoring Regulatory Advice Limit Auditors’ Legal Liability?" Presented at the American Accounting Association's AAA Accounting Behavior and Organizations, Phoenix, AZ.

Sanderson, K., Barr-Pulliam, D., Mason, S. (2017). "Competition in the market for high quality valuation service providers." Presented at the Bentley University Accounting Department's Bentley Scholarly Activities Council.

Sanderson, K., Barr-Pulliam, D., Brown, H. (2016). "How does auditors’ use of audit data analytics affect perceptions of audit quality and assurance?" Presented at the Bentley Accounting Department's Bentley Scholarly Activities Council.

Sanderson, K., Barr-Pulliam, D., Brown, H. (2016). "How does auditors’ use of audit data analytics affect perceptions of audit quality and assurance?" Presented at the American Accounting Association's AAA Diversity Section Mid-Year Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Sanderson, K., Joe, J., Luippold, B. (2016). "When the PCAOB’s guidance increases auditors’ liability exposure." Presented at the International Symposium on Auditing Research's International Symposium on Auditing Research, Singapore.

Sanderson, K., Rose, J., Rose, A., Thibodeau, J. (2016). "When should audit firms introduce analyses of Big Data into the audit process?" Presented at the Bentley Accounting Department's Bentley Scholarly Activities Council.

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for Auditing / Accounting Information Systems, 2015 - Present
Committee Member for Dean Search Committee - 2018
Mentor (Student) for ISAC Major Promotion Event - 2018
Mentor (Student) for ISAC Major Promotion Event - 2017
Mentor (Faculty) for PwC Case Challenge, 2016 - 2016
Mentor (Student) for ISAC Major Promotion Event - 2016

University Service
Department Representative for Fall Open House 2018 - 2018
Department Representative for Bentley Admitted Student Open House 2018 - 2018
Department Representative for Fall Open House 2017 - 2017
Faculty Attendee for Commencement Ceremony - 2017
Department Representative for Bentley Admitted Student Open House 2017 - 2017
Department Representative for Fall Open House 2016 - 2016
Faculty Attendee for Convocation Ceremony - 2016
Recruiting for Business PhD Program for KPMG Foundation PhD Project Annual Conference, 2015 - 2015
Guest Speaker for Discover Bentley - 2015

Professional Service
Reviewer, Conference Paper for AAA Auditing Section, 2016 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for AAA Auditing Section Journal: Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 2015 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for North East AAA Regional Meeting, 2014 - 2016
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for AAA Diversity Section, 2016 - 2016
Committee Member for Auditing Standards Committee of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA) , 2016 - 2016
Committee Member for Auditing Standards Committee of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA) , 2015 - 2015