Jean Bedard

  • Professor Emeritus, Accounting
  • Ph.D. Univ of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MSB Univ of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MPA University of Cincinnati
  • MS University of Cincinnati
  • AB Brown University

Teaching Interests

Auditing;
Financial reporting

Research Interests

Audit quality;
Auditor judgment;
Audit firm portfolio risk management;
Corporate governance

Bio

Jean C. Bedard is Professor Emerita in the Department of Accountancy at Bentley University. Professor Bedard's research interests include individual auditor decision quality, risk assessment and adjustment in audit engagements, and the effects of computerization on the audit process. She has published in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Management Science, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Behavioral Research in Accounting, and in a number of other scholarly and professional journals. Her primary teaching interests are financial accounting and auditing, and she has taught at the undergraduate, Masters and doctoral levels. Professor Bedard has served as Vice President-Publications of the American Accounting Association, and has also been President, Secretary and Historian of the AAA's Auditing Section. Other service activities for the American Accounting Association include chairing the Deloitte Wildman Award Committee, and serving on the Nominations and Publications Committees. She has also served as Research Coordinator for the AAA's Accounting, Behavior and Organizations Section. Professor Bedard's work experience outside academia includes public accounting and management of public health services.

Professional Memberships

  • American Accounting Association Present
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2020, ABO Notable Contribution Award in Behavioral Accounting Literature, American Accounting Association
  • 2019, 2018–2019 Glen McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting Ethics , Steed School of Accounting (University of Oklahoma)
  • 2017, Distinguished Service Award, Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association
  • 2014, Distinguished Accounting Alumna, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2014, Mee Family Prize, Bentley University
  • 2014, Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award , Bentley University
  • 2012, Deloitte Wildman Medal, American Accounting Association
  • 2012, Outstanding Auditing Educator Award, American Accounting Association, Auditing Section
  • 2010, Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award, Bentley University
  • 2009, Excellence in Scholarship Award, Bentley University
  • 2004, Northeast Region Accounting Hall of Fame, American Accounting Association
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Stuart, A., Bedard, J. C., Clark, C. (2020). The value of assurance and ethics in difficult times: Investor decisions and corporate social responsibility disclosures. Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Schnader, A., Bedard, J. C., Cannon, N. (2019). Auditor Reporting and Regulatory Sanctions in the Broker-Dealer Industry: From Self-Regulation to PCAOB Oversight. Contemporary Accounting Research.
  • Graham, L., Bedard, J. C., Dutta, S. (2018). Practitioner Summary of "Managing Group Audit Risk in a Multi-Component Audit Setting". Current Issues in Auditing. Fall P1-P6.
  • Downey, D. H., Bedard, J. C. (2018). Coordination and communication challenges in global group audits. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory.
  • Bedard, J. C., Andiola, L. M., Westerman, K. D. (2018). It’s not my fault!: Insights into subordinate auditors’ attributions and emotions following audit review. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. 38/1 1-27.
  • Kowaleski, Z., Cannon, N. H., Bedard, J. C., Schnader, A. L. (2018). The continuing evolution of auditor reporting in the broker-dealer industry.. Current Issues in Auditing. 12/2 A12-A26.
  • Graham, L., Bedard, J. C., Dutta, S. (2018). Managing Group Audit Risk in a Multi-Component Audit Setting. International Journal of Auditing.
  • Andiola, A. M., Bedard, J. C. (2018). Delivering the “Tough Message”: Moderators of Subordinate Auditors’ Reactions to Feedback. Accounting, Organizations and Society, (70) 52-68.
  • Hsieh, T., Bedard, J. C. (2018). The impact of XBRL on voluntary adopters’ financial reporting quality and cost of capital.. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting.
  • Cannon, N. H., Bedard, J. C. (2017). Auditing Challenging Fair Value Measurements: Evidence from the Field. The Accounting Review.
  • Zhao, Y., Hoitash, R., Bedard, J. C. (2017). SOX 404, Auditor Effort, and the Prevention of Financial Report Misstatements. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. , (36) 4 151–177.
  • Schnader, A., Bedard, J. C., Cannon, N. H. (2015). The principal-agent dilemma: Reframing the auditor's role using stakeholder theory. Accounting and the Public Interest.
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2015). Internal Control Deficiencies in Tax Reporting: A Detailed View. Accounting Horizons, (29) 4 917-942.
  • Westermann, K., Bedard, J. C., Earley, C. (2015). Learning the “craft" of auditing: A dynamic view of auditors' on-the-job learning. Contemporary Accounting Research, (32) 3 864-896.
  • Hsieh, T., Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, K. (2014). CEO overconfidence and earnings management. Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, (41) 9 & 10 1243–1268.
  • Bedard, J. C., Cannon, N., Schnader, A. L. (2014). The Changing Face of Auditor Reporting in the Broker-Dealer Industry. Current Issues in Auditing.
  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U. (2014). Chief Financial Officers as Inside Directors. Contemporary Accounting Research. 31 (3) 787-817.
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2013). Remediation of internal control deficiencies prior to year-end.. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, (32) 4 45-69.
  • Baxter, R. J., Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R., Yezegel, A. (2013). Enterprise Risk Management Program Quality: Determinants, Value Relevance, and the Financial Crisis. Contemporary Accounting Research, (30) 4 1264-1295.
  • Bedard, J. C., Arnold, V., Phillips, J., Sutton, S. (2012). Another Piece of the "Expectations Gap": What Do Investors Know About Auditor Involvement with Nonfinancial Information in the 10-K?. Current Issues in Auditing, (6) 1 A17-30.
  • Arnold, V., Bedard, J. C., Phillips, J., Sutton, S. G. (2012). The impact of information tagging in the MD&A on investor decision making: Implications for XBRL. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, (13) 2 2-20.
  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Westermann, K. (2012). Remediation of internal control material weaknesses: A detailed examination. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, (31) 1 57-78.
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2012). Practitioner summary of “Factors associated with severity classification of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 internal control deficiencies.” . Current Issues in Auditing, (6) 1 P12-P19.
  • Bedard, J. C., Sutton, S. G., Arnold, V., Phillips, J. (2012). Enhancing and structuring the MD&A to aid investors when using interactive data.. Journal of Information Systems, (26) 2 167-188.
  • Arnold, V., Bedard, J. C., Phillips, J., Sutton, S. G. (2011). Do Section 404 disclosures affect investors’ perceptions of systems reliability and stock price predictions?. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, (12) 243-258.
  • Bedard, J. C. (2011). Discussion of “Audit partner specialization, audit fees, and auditor-client alignments". Contemporary Accounting Research, (29) 1 341-348.
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2011). Factors associated with severity classification of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 internal control deficiencies. The Accounting Review, (86) 3 825-855.
  • Bedard, J. C., Falsetta, D., Krishnamoorthy, G., Omer, T. (2010). Voluntary Disclosure of Auditor-Provided Tax Service Fees. Journal of the American Taxation Association, (32) 1 59-78.
  • Smith, E. F., Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2010). Audit quality indicators: A status update on possible public disclosures and insights from audit practice. Current Issues in Auditing, (4) 1 C12-19.
  • Bagranoff, N., Finn, D., Glover, S., Kinney, W., Stocks, K., Bedard, J. C. (2010). Response of the American Accounting Association Task Force to the AIPCA's Proposed Revision of Ethics Ruling No. 2. Current Issues in Auditing, (4) 1 1-9.
  • Sutton, S. G., Arnold, V., Bedard, J. C., Phillips, J. (2010). Where do investors prefer to find nonfinancial information?. Journal of Accountancy. (Link)
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, K. (2010). Audit partner tenure and audit planning and pricing. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, (29) 2 45-70.
  • Carcello, J., Bedard, J. C., Hermanson, D. (2009). Comments of the American Accounting Association's Task Force on the Report of the Advisory Committee on the Auditing Profession. Accounting Horizons, (23) 1 69-84.
  • Curtis, M., Deis, D., Jenkins, J. G., Bedard, J. C. (2009). Auditors’ training and proficiency in information systems: A research synthesis. The Journal of Information Systems, (23) 1 79-96.
  • Ruff, M., Thibodeau, J. C., Bedard, J. C. (2009). A Profession's Response to a Looming Shortage: Closing the Gap in the Supply of Accounting Faculty. Journal of Accountancy, (2009) March 36-40.
  • Smith, E. F., Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2009). How good is your audit firm?. Directorship, (2009) June 64-67.
  • Hoitash, U., Hoitash, R., Bedard, J. C. (2009). Corporate Governance and Internal Control over Financial Reporting: A Comparison of Regulatory Regimes. The Accounting Review, (84) 3 839-867. (Link)
  • Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Bedard, J. C. (2009). Evidence from the U.S. on the effect of auditor involvement in assessing internal control over financial reporting. International Journal of Auditing, (13) 2 105-125.
  • Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Bedard, J. C. (2008). Audit fees and internal control problems disclosed under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, (27) 1 105-126.
  • Jenkins, G., Deis, D., Bedard, J. C., Curtis, M. (2008). Accounting firm culture and governance: A research synthesis. Behavioral Research in Accounting, (20) 1 45-74.
  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, U., Hoitash, R. (2008). Audit pricing and internal control disclosures among non-accelerated filers. Research in Accounting Regulation, (20) 1 103-126. (Link)
  • Ettredge, M., Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, K. (2008). Empirical tests of auditing budget dynamics. Behavioral Research in Accounting, (20) 2 1-18.
  • Thibodeau, J. C., Bedard, J. C. (2008). Have You Always Wanted To Be A Professor? Current Opportunities in Academic Accounting. SumNews (Massachusetts Society of CPAs), (2008) Summer 9-10.
  • Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Bedard, J. C. (2008). Internal controls quality and audit pricing under the Sarbanes-Oxley act. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, (27) 1 105-126. (Link)
  • Bedard, J. C., Deis, D., Curtis, M., Jenkins, G. (2008). Risk monitoring and control in audit firms: A research synthesis 26 (1): 187-218. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, (27) 1 187-218.
  • Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M., Johnstone, K. (2008). Fee pressure and the longitudinal dynamics of audit engagement budgeting and reporting. Advances in Accounting, (24) 1 32-40.
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U. (2007). SOX 404:Where Are We Now?. CPA Journal. October 6-9.
  • Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M., Jackson, C., Johnstone, K. (2007). Knowledge, experience and work-around behaviors: Electronic media in the professional audit environment. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, (16) 2 131-160.
  • Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M., Johnstone, K. (2007). Using electronic audit workpaper systems: task analysis, learning and resistance. Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, (10) 29-53.
  • Omer, T., Bedard, J. C., Falsetta, D. (2006). Auditor-provided tax services: The effects of a changing regulatory environment. The Accounting Review, (81) 5 1095-1117.
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L., Jackson, C. (2005). Systems risk factors and audit planning. International Journal of Auditing, (9(2)) 147-163.
  • Bedard, J. C., Powers, W., Jackson, C., Graham, L. (2005). Issues and risks in performing SysTrust engagements. International Journal of Accounting Information S, (6(1)) 55-79.
  • Adams, F. G., Bedard, J. C., Johnston, K. (2005). Information asymmetry and competitive bidding in the market for audit services. Economic Inquiry, (43:2) January 1-9.
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M. (2004). The effect of competitive bidding on engagement planning and pricing. Contemporary Accounting Research. Spring 25-54.
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2004). Auditors' portfolio management decisions. Journal of Accounting Research. September 659-690.
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, K. (2004). Auditors' assessments of an responses to earnings management risk and corporate governance risk. The Accounting Review. April 277-304.
  • Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M., Jackson, C., Johnstone, K. (2003). The effect of training on auditors' acceptance of an electronic work system. International Journal of Accounting Information systems, (4) 227-250.
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2003). Risk management in client acceptance decisions. The Accounting Review. October 1003-1025.
  • Graham, L., Bedard, J. C. (2003). Fraud risk factors and audit planning. International Journal of Auditing. March 55-70.
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2002). The effects of risk orientation, underlying risk and client experience on risk factor identification and audit test planning. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. September 39-56.
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C., Biggs, S. (2002). Aggressive client reporting: Factors affecting auditors' generation of financial reporting alternatives. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. March 47-65.
  • Bedard, J. C., Bell, T., Johnstone, K., Smith., E. (2002). KRisk: A computerized decision aid for client acceptance and continuance risk assessments. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. September 97-113.
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2001). Engagement planning, bid pricing and client response: The effects of risk and market context in initial attest engagements. The Accounting Review, (76) April 199-220.
  • Bedard, J. C., Simnett, R., DeVoe-Talluto, J. (2001). Auditors' consideration of fraud: How behavioral research can address the concerns of standard setters. Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, (4) 77-101.
  • Bedard, J. C., Maroney, J. (2000). Analytical procedures. Encyclopedia of Business and Finance. New York: McMillan Reference. 33-36.
  • Bedard, J. C., Maroney, J. (2000). When are two (or more) auditors better than one? Methods to improve group decision making in auditing. The CPA Journal. February 56-57.
  • Wright, A., Bedard, J. C. (2000). Decision processes in audit evidential planning: A multistage investigation. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, (19) Spring 123-143.
  • Bierstaker, J., Bedard, J. C., Biggs, S. (2000). Analytical procedures research; Implications for auditor education and practice. Advances in Accounting Education, (2) 21-36.
  • Bedard, J. C., Heintz, J., White, G. (1999). The effect of data reliability on the influence of unaudited values in audit analytical procedures. International Journal of Auditing. 3 135-146.
  • Bedard, J. C., Rosman, A. (1999). Lenders' strategy selection in loan structure decisions. Journal of Business Research. September 83-94.
  • Bedard, J. C., Mock, T., Wright, A. (1999). Evidential planning in auditing: A review of the empirical research. Journal of Accounting Literature. 18 96-142.
  • Bedard, J. C., Maroney, J. (1999). Changes in the audit environment: Opportunities and needs for group research. The ABO Reporter. Winter
  • Bedard, J. C., Maroney, J. (1999). An examination of the effects of experience on auditors' evaluation of inconsistent evidence. Journal of Business and Behavioral Science. 6(1) 14-22.
  • Bedard, J. C., Maroney, J., Hertenstein, J. (1999). The effects of gender and group composition on professional auditors' interaction and contributions to group performance. Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research. 2 35-60.
  • Bedard, J. C., Bierstaker, J., Biggs, S. (1999). The role of problem representation shifts in auditor decision processes in analytical procedures. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. 18 (Spring) 18-36.
  • Bedard, J. C., Sergenian, G. (1999). The nature of experience and performance in audit and assurance tasks. Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research. 2 255-279.
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, S., DiPietro, J. (1998). The effects of hypothesis quality, client management explanations, and industry experience on audit planning decisions. Advances in Accounting. (16) 49.
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, S., Maroney, J. (1998). Sources of process gain and loss from group interaction in performance of analytical procedures. Behavioral Research in Accounting. 10 (Supplement) 207-233.
  • Bedard, J. C., Landsittel, D. (1997). Fraud and the auditor: Current developments and ongoing challenges. The Auditor's Report. Fall 3-4.
  • Bedard, J. C., Landsittel, D. (1997). Consideration of fraud in a financial statement audit: A new AICPA auditing standard. The Auditor's Report. Summer 4-5.
  • Bedard, J. C., Maroney, J. (1997). Auditors' treatment of inconsistent evidence during hypothesis evaluation. International Journal of Auditing. 1(3) 187-204.
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, K., Biggs, S. (1996). Framing effects and output interference in concurring partner review. Proceedings of the 1996 Deloitte & Touche Auditing Symposium. University of Kansas 165-193.
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (1994). Auditors' knowledge organization: Observations from audit practice and their implications. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory 13. Spring 73.
  • Bedard, J. C., Wright, A. (1994). The functionality of decision heuristics: Reliance on prior audit adjustments in evidential planning. Behavioral Research in Accounting. 6 (Supplement) 62-89.
  • Bedard, J. C., Wright, A. (1992). The effect of prior audit adjustments and current risk factors on auditors' evidential planning decisions. Proceedings of the 10th Symposium on Auditing Research. University of Illinois 9-11.
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, S. (1991). Pattern recognition, hypothesis generation, and auditor performance of analytical procedures. The Accounting Review. 66 July 635-55.
  • Bedard, J. C., Gopi, B., Vijayalakshmi, B. (1991). A multiple criteria model for audit planning decisions. Contemporary Accounting Research. 8 (Fall) 293-308.
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, S. (1991). The effect of domain-specific experience on evaluation of management representations in analytical procedures. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. 10 (Supplement) 77-90.
  • Bedard, J. C., Wen, K. (1990). A comparison of the efficiency effects of prospective reimbursement systems through Data Envelopment Analysis. Research in Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting. 6 63-82.
  • Bedard, J. C., Gujarathi, M. R., Hoskin, R. (1989). Deferred Taxes: To Be or Not to Be (a Liability): What Do Investors Think. Connecticut CPA Quarterly, (52) 3 10-12.
  • Bedard, J. C., Gujarathi, M., Hoskin, R. (1989). Deferred tax credits: To be or not to be a liability. Connecticut CPA Quarterly. March 10-12.
  • Bedard, J. C. (1989). An archival survey of audit program planning. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. 8 (Fall) 81-102.
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, S., Gaber, B., Linsmeier, T. (1985). The effects of task size and similarity on the decision behavior of bank loan officers. Management Science. 31 (August) 970-987.
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnson, A. (1984). The organizational effectiveness paradigm in health care management. Health Care Management Review. 9 (Fall) 60-75.
  • Bedard, J. C., Hux, C. T., Noga, T. J. (). Knowledge Sharing in Auditor-Provided Tax Services: Experiences of Audit and Tax Personnel . Journal of the American Taxation Association. Forthcoming.

    Book Chapters


  • Andiola, L. M., Bedard, J. C., Hux, C. (2017). Writing a Literature Review in Behavioral Accounting Research In Theresa Libby & Linda Thorne, (Eds.) Routledge Companion to Behavioral Research in Accounting. 473-485. Abdington, OX: Routledge Companions
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2014). Reporting on internal control In , (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Auditing.

  • Conference Papers


  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U. (2007). Regulatory Intent and Political Reality: Corporate Governance and Internal Controls in the Post-SOX World, Philadelphia Accounting Research Consortium.

  • Presentations

  • Bedard, J. C., Hux, C., Noga, T. J. (2019). “Contracting and Knowledge Sharing in Auditor-Provided Non-Audit Tax Services: Experiences of Audit and Tax Personnel” Presented at the American Taxation Association Behavioral Tax Symposium Washington DC
  • Bedard, J. C., Downey, D. H. (2019). “Do Use of Foreign Auditor Personnel and Lead Engagement Partner Incentives Affect Audit Quality for U.S. Multinational Companies?” Presented at the Maastricht University Departmental Workshop
  • Bedard, J. C., Downey, D. H. (2019). “Do Use of Foreign Auditor Personnel and Lead Engagement Partner Incentives Affect Audit Quality for U.S. Multinational Companies?” Presented at theInternational Symposium on Audit Research Boston, MA
  • Stuart, A., Bedard, J. C., Clark, C. (2018). “ The value of assurance and ethics in difficult times: Corporate social responsibility disclosures and investor decisions. ” Presented at theInternational Symposium on Auditing Research Maastricht, the Netherlands
  • Stuart, A., Bedard, J. C., Clark, C. (2018). “The value of assurance and ethics in difficult times: Corporate social responsibility disclosures and investor decisions. ” Presented at the British Accounting and Finance Association Auditing and Assurance Conference Dublin, Ireland
  • Bedard, J. C., Hux, C. T., Noga, T. J. (2017). “Colleagues or "frenemies”? interactions between auditors and tax specialists in audit and non-audit services contexts. ” Presented at the Accountancy Department Scholarly Activities Committee Bentley
  • Bedard, J. C., Andiola, L. M. (2017). “Delivering the “tough message”: Moderators of subordinate auditors’ reactions to feedback. ” Presented at the Monash University Invited presentation Melbourne, Australia
  • Bedard, J. C., Andiola, L. M., Kremin, J. (2017). “On-the-job coaching behaviors of audit supervisors and subordinates’ commitment to the firm” Presented at the Accountancy Department Scholarly Activities Committee Bentley
  • Bedard, J. C., Noga, T. J., Hux, C. T. (2017). “Colleagues or "frenemies”? interactions between auditors and tax specialists in audit and non-audit services contexts. ” Presented at the U. of Connecticut Accounting Department Research Workshop Storrs, CT
  • Bedard, J. C., Noga, T. J., Hux, C. T. (2017). “Colleagues or "frenemies”? interactions between auditors and tax specialists in audit and non-audit services contexts. ” Presented at the Accounting Group, Northeastern University Research Workshop Boston
  • Bedard, J. C., Noga, T. J., Hux, C. T. (2017). “Colleagues or "frenemies”? interactions between auditors and tax specialists in audit and non-audit services contexts. ” Presented at the Culverhouse School of Accounting, University of Alabama Research Workshop Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Bedard, J. C., Downey, D. (2016). “Coordination and communication challenges in global group audits” Presented at the Virginia Commonwealth University Accounting Research Workshop Richmond, VA
  • Bedard, J. C., Downey, D. (2016). “Coordination and communication challenges in global group audits” Presented at the Clemson University Accounting Reearch Workshop Clemson SC
  • Downey, D. H., Bedard, J. C. (2015). “Coordination and communication challenges in global group audits. ”
  • Downey, D. H., Bedard, J. C. (2015). “Coordination and communication challenges in global group audits” Presented at the International Symposium in Auditing Research International Symposium in Auditing Research Boston
  • Andiola, L. M., Bedard, J. C. (2015). “What happens after audit review? Examining the attitudes and actions of staff auditors (current title)” Presented at the International Symposium in Auditing Research International Symposium in Auditing Research Boston
  • Downey, D. H., Bedard, J. C. (2015). “Coordination and communication challenges in global group audits. ”
  • Zhao, Y., Hoitash, R., Bedard, J. C. (2014). “Audit effort and misstatement prevention: The role of internal control attestation”
  • Zhao, Y., Hoitash, R., Bedard, J. C. (2014). “The audit quality benefits of mandatory auditor attestation on internal control over financial reporting”
  • Zhao, Y., Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R. (2014). “When Does SOX 404 Benefit Financial Reporting Quality? ”
  • Bedard, J. C., Schnader, A. L., Cannon, N. (2014). “Internal Controls in the Broker-Dealer Industry” Presented at the University of Arkansas Accounting Research Workshop
  • Bedard, J. C., Cannon, N. (2014). “Evidence from auditors about auditing fair value measurements”
  • Bedard, J. C., Cannon, N. (2014). “Evidence from auditors about auditing fair value measurements” Presented at the University of Wisconsin Research workshop Madison Wisconsin
  • Bedard, J. C., Schnader, A. L., Cannon, N. H. (2013). “Internal control reporting in the broker-dealer Industry: Determinants and consequences”
  • Bedard, J. C., Schnader, A. L., Cannon, N. H. (2013). “Internal control reporting in the broker-dealer Industry: Determinants and consequences” Presented at the Bentley Research Council Research Colloquium on Responsible Innovation Waltham, MA
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2013). “Deficiencies in tax-related internal controls detected under Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404” Presented at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting Washington, DC
  • Bedard, J. C., Schnader, A. L., Cannon, N. H. (2013). “Internal control reporting in the broker-dealer Industry: Determinants and consequences” Presented at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting Washington DC
  • Bedard, J. C., Schnader, A. L., Cannon, N. H. (2013). “Internal control reporting in the broker-dealer Industry: Determinants and consequences” Presented at the ISAR` Internation Symposium for Audit Research Sydney Australia
  • Schnader, A. L., Bedard, J. C., Cannon, N. H. (2013). “Internal control reporting in the broker-dealer Industry: Determinants and consequences”
  • Schnader, A. L., Bedard, J. C., Cannon, N. H. (2013). “Internal control reporting in the broker-dealer Industry: Determinants and consequences”
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2012). “Deficiencies in tax-related internal controls detected under Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404. ” Presented at the American Accounting Association Auditing Section Midyear Conference Savannah, GA
  • Cannon, N., Bedard, J. C., Schnader, A. L. (2012). “Internal Controls in the Broker Dealer Industry” Presented at the Bentley University Bentley SAC Meeting Waltham, MA
  • Schnader, A. L., Bedard, J. C., Cannon, N. (2012). “Auditor alignment and internal control quality in the broker-dealer industry.”
  • Cannon, N., Bedard, J. C., Schnader, A. L. (2012). “The Broker-Dealer Industry: Regulation, The Audit Market, and Internal Control Reporting” Presented at the American Accounting Association 2012 Annual Meeting Washington, D.C.
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L., Cleary, R. J., Dutta, S. (2012). “Controlling multilocation audit risk. ”
  • Bedard, J. C., Cannon, N. (2012). “Evidence from auditors about auditing fair value measurements.”
  • Bedard, J. C., Baxter, R. J., Hoitash, R., Yezegel, A. (2011). “Enterprise Risk Management program quality: Determinants, value relevance, and the financial crisis” Presented at the Virginia Tech University Research seminar Blacksburg, VA
  • Bedard, J. C., Sutton, S. G., Arnold, V., Phillips, J. (2011). “Do Section 404 disclosures affect investors’ perceptions of systems reliability and stock price predictions? ” Presented at the European Accounting Association Annual Congress Rome, Italy
  • Bedard, J. C., Baxter, R. J., Hoitash, R., Yezegel, A. (2011). “Enterprise Risk Management program quality: Determinants, value relevance, and the financial crisis” Presented at the Brigham Young University Research Seminar Provo, UT
  • Bedard, J. C. (2011). “The interplay of auditing research, standard setting, and regulation” Presented at the American Accounting Association Auditing Section Midyear Conference Albuquerque, NM
  • Bedard, J. C. (2011). “Changing the Independent Auditor’s Opinion” Presented at the Public Companies Accounting Oversight Board PCAOB Research Conference Washington DC
  • Bedard, J. C. (2011). “Audit firm governance” Presented at the European Accounting Research Symposium EARNet Symposium Bergen Norway
  • Bedard, J. C., Westermann, K., Earley, C. (2011). “Learning the “craft of auditing”: Partner perspectives on apprenticeship and on-the-job learning” Presented at theInternational Symposium on Auditing Research Quebec City, QC, Canada
  • Bedard, J. C. (2011). “What makes financial statements reliable?” Presented at the American Accounting Association / Chartered Accountants of England and Wales Annual Meeting Denver, CO
  • Bedard, J. C., Westermann, K., Earley, C. E. (2011). “Learning the “craft of auditing”: Partner perspectives on apprenticeship and on-the-job learning” Presented at the American Accounting Association Annual meeting Denver, CO
  • Cannon, N., Bedard, J. C. (2011). “A Field Investigation of Auditing Fair Values” Presented at the Brigham Young University 2011 BYU Accounting Research Symposium Provo, UT
  • Bedard, J. C., Baxter, R. J., Hoitash, R., Yezegel, A. (2011). “Enterprise Risk Management program quality: Determinants, value relevance, and the financial crisis” Presented at the University of Kentucky Doctoral Colloquium Lexington, KY
  • Bedard, J. C., Baxter, R. J., Hoitash, R., Yezegel, A. (2011). “Enterprise Risk Management program quality: Determinants, value relevance, and the financial crisis” Presented at the University of New South Wales Research Seminar Sydney, Australia
  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, U. (2010). “Chief financial officers on their company's board of directors: An examination of financial reporting quality, company performance and entrenchment”
  • Bedard, J. C. (2010). “Enterprise Risk Management program quality: Determinants, value relevance, and the financial crisis” Presented at the McGill University Research seminar Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Bedard, J. C., Baxter, R. J., Hoitash, R., Yezegel, A. (2010). Presented at theEnterprise Risk Management program quality ratings: Determinanats and use by investors and auditors Maastricht University
  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U. (2009). “Chief financial officers on their company's board of directors: An examination of financial reporting quality, company performance and entrenchment” Presented at theBoston Accounting Research Colloquium Northeastern University
  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U. (2009). “Chief financial officers on their company's board of directors: An examination of financial reporting quality, company performance and entrenchment”
  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U. (2009). “Evidence from the U.S. on the Effect of Auditor Involvement in Assessing Internal Control over Financial Reporting”
  • Bedard, J. C. (2008).
  • Bedard, J. C. (2008).
  • Bedard, J. C. (2008).
  • Bedard, J. C., Sutton, S., Arnold, V., Phillips, J. (2008). “Information use, risk, and stock price predictions among professional and nonprofessional investors”
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2008). “Detection and reporting of internal control deficiencies under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. ”
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2008). “Detection and reporting of internal control deficiencies under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. ”
  • Bedard, J. C., Sutton, S., Arnold, V., Phillips, J. (2008). “Information use, risk, and stock price predictions among professional and nonprofessional investors” Presented at theAccounting, Behavior, and Organizations Research Conference Providence
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2008). “Detection and reporting of internal control deficiencies under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act” Presented at the2008 International Symposium on Auditing Research Pasenda
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2008). “Detection and reporting of internal control deficiencies under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act” Presented at the2008 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting Anaheim
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2008). “Detection and reporting of internal control deficiencies under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. ”
  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U. (2007). “Regulatory Intent and Political Reality: Corporate Governance and Internal Controls in the Post-SOX World”
  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U. (2007). “Regulatory Intent and Political Reality: Corporate Governance and Internal Controls in the Post-SOX World” Presented at thePhiladelphia Accounting Research Consortium Philadelphia
  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U. (2007). “Regulatory Intent and Political Reality: Corporate Governance and Internal Controls in the Post-SOX World”
  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U. (2007). “Regulatory Intent and Political Reality: Corporate Governance and Internal Controls in the Post-SOX World”
  • Bedard, J. C., Sutton, S., Arnold, V., Phillips, J. (2007). “Information use, risk, and stock price predictions among professional and nonprofessional investors”
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, K., Ettredge, M. (2007). “Empirical tests of audit budget ratcheting” Presented at theAAA Annual Meeting Chicago, Illinois
  • Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Bedard, J. C. (2006). “Audit fees and internal control problems disclosed under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act”
  • Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Bedard, J. C. (2006). “Audit fees and internal control problems disclosed under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act”
  • Johnston, K., Bedard, J. C. (2006). “Audit planning and pricing during the period surrounding passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act”
  • Johnston, K., Bedard, J. C. (2006). “Audit planning and pricing during the period surrounding passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act” Presented at theAuditing Section Midyear Conference Los Angeles, CA
  • Johnston, K., Bedard, J. C. (2006). “Audit planning and pricing during the period surrounding passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act” Presented at theInterntional Symposium on Auditing Research Sydney, Australia
  • Bedard, J. C., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U. (2006). “SOX 302 internal controls disclosures and audit fees: The case of non-accelerated filers”
  • Omer, T., Bedard, J. C., Falsetta, D. (2005). “Auditor-provided tax services; the effects of a changing regulatory environment”
  • Omer, T., Bedard, J. C., Falsetta, D. (2005). “Auditor-provided tax services: the effects of a changing regulatory environment”
  • Omer, T., Bedard, J. C., Falsetta, D. (2005). “Auditor-provided tax services: the effects of a changing regulatory environment”
  • Omer, T., Bedard, J. C., Falsetta, D. (2005). “Auditor-provided tax services: the effects of a changing regulatory environment”
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, K., Ettredge, M. (2005). “Empirical tests of audit budget ratcheting” Presented at theABO Research Conference Atlanta, Georgia
  • Ettredge, M., Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, K. (2004). “Audit time budgeting dynamics and fixed-fee contracts”
  • Ettredge, M., Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, K. (2004). “Audit time budgeting dynamics and fixed-fee contracts”
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2003). “Auditors' portfolio management decisions”
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L., Jackson, C. (2003). “Systems risk factors and audit planning” Presented at theMidyear Conference of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association Huntington Beach, CA
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2003). “Auditors' portfolio management decisions”
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2003). “Auditors' portfolio management decisions” Presented at theInternational Symposium on Auditing Research Pasadena, CA
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2003). “Auditors' portfolio management decisions”
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, K. (2003). “Auditors' assessments of and responses to earnings management risk and corporate governance risk”
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, K. (2003). “Auditors' assessments of and responses to earnings management risk and corporate governance risk”
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, K. (2003). “Auditors' assessments of and responses to earnings management risk and corporate governance risk”
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, L. (2002). “Fraud risk factors and audit planning” Presented at theAccounting Research Workshop Northeastern University
  • Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M., Jackson, C., Johnstone, K. (2002). “The effects of technological knowledge and task knowledge on professional users' acceptance of an electronic work system” Presented at theConference of the Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M., Jackson, C., Johnstone, K. (2002). “The effects of technological knowledge and task knowledge on professional users' acceptance of an electronic work system” Presented at theInternational Symposium on Auditing Research Syndey, Australia
  • Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M., Jackson, C., Johnstone, K. (2002). “The effects of technological knowledge and task knowledge on professional users' acceptance of an electronic work system” Presented at theNew England Behavioral Accounting Research Series
  • Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M., Jackson, C., Johnstone, K. (2002). “The effects of technological knowledge and task knowledge on professional users' acceptance of an electronic work system” Presented at theNortheast Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association
  • Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M., Jackson, C., Johnstone, K. (2002). “The effects of technological knowledge and task knowledge on professional users' acceptance of an electronic work system” Presented at theResearch Forum of the 2002 Midyear Meetings of the AAA Auditing Section
  • Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M., Jackson, C., Johnstone, K. (2002). “The effect of training on auditors' acceptance of an electronic work system”
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2001). “Risk evaluation and risk adaptation in client acceptance decisions” Presented at theProceedings of the 14th Symposium on Auditing Research University of Illinois
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2001). “Risk and market factors affecting client acceptance decisions” Presented at theInterntional Symposium on Auditing Research Singapore
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2001). “Risk and market factors affecting client acceptance decisions” Presented at theConference of the AAANZ Auckland, New Zealand
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2000). “Risk and market factors affecting client acceptance decisions”
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2000). “Risk and market factors affecting client acceptance decisions” Presented at theAAA Annual Meeting
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2000). “Risk and market factors affecting client acceptance decisions”
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2000). “Risk and market factors affecting client acceptance decisions”
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2000). “Risk and market factors affecting client acceptance decisions” Presented at theUniversity of Illinois Symposium on Auditing Research University of Ilinois
  • Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M., Johnstone, K. (2000). “The role of competitive bidding in the market for initial attest engagements” Presented at theInternational Symposium on Auditing Research Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Johnstone, K., Bedard, J. C. (2000). “Engagement planning, bid pricing, and client response: The effects of risk and market context in initial attest engagements”
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, . (2000). “Engagement planning, bid pricing, and client response: The effects of risk and market context in initial attest engagements” Presented at theAuditing Section Midyear Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Ettredge, M., Johnstone, K. (2000). “The role of competitive bidding in the market for initial attest engagements” Presented at theAAA Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, . (1999). “Engagement planning, bid pricing, and client response: The effects of risk and market context in initial attest engagements” Presented at theNew England Behavioral Accounting Research Series
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, . (1998). “The effects of decision aid orientation, client financial health and audit experience on risk identification in audit practice” Presented at theAAA Annual Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, ., Biggs, . (1998). “Auditors' generation of financial reporting alternatives: Context and knowledge effects” Presented at theAAA Midyear Auditing Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, . (1998). “The effects of decision aid orientation, client financial health and audit experience on risk identification in audit practice” Presented at theInternational Symposium on Auditing Research Sydney, Australia
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, . (1998). “The effects of decision aid orientation, client financial health and audit experience on risk identification in audit practice”
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, . (1998). “The effects of decision aid orientation, client financial health and audit experience on risk identification in audit practice”
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, . (1998). “The effects of decision aid orientation, client financial health and audit experience on risk identification in audit practice”
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, ., Bierstaker, . (1997). “Analytical procedures research: Implications for auditor education and practice” Presented at theNortheast Regional AAA Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Rosman, . (1997). “Lenders' strategy selection in loan structure decisions” Presented at theNortheast and Western Regional Meetings of the AAA
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, ., Bierstaker, . (1997). “Analytical procedures research: Implications for auditor education and practice” Presented at theAAA Midyear Auditing Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, ., Biggs, . (1997). “Auditors' generation of financial reporting alternatives: Context and knowledge effects” Presented at theInternational Symposium on Auditing Research
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, ., Maroney, . (1997). “Group processes and performence in analytical procedures” Presented at theAccounting Behavior and Organizations Research Conference
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, ., Maroney, . (1997). “Group processes and performence in analytical procedures” Presented at theAAA Annual Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, ., Biggs, . (1996). “Auditors' generation of financial reporting alternatives: Context and knowledge effects” Presented at theNortheast Regional AAA Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Wright, . (1996). “Decision processes associated with auditors' evidential planning strategies” Presented at theInternational Symposium on Audit Research
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, ., Johnstone, . (1996). “Framing effects and output inference in concurring partner review” Presented at theDeloitte & Touche U. of Kansas Auditing Symposium University of Kansas
  • Bedard, J. C., Wright, . (1996). “Decision processes associated with auditors' evidential planning strategies”
  • Bedard, J. C., Wright, . (1996). “Decision processes associated with auditors' evidential planning strategies”
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, ., Biggs, . (1996). “Auditors' generation of financial reporting alternatives: Context and knowledge effects”
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, ., Biggs, . (1996). “Auditors' generation of financial reporting alternatives: Context and knowledge effects”
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, ., Biggs, . (1996). “Auditors' generation of financial reporting alternatives: Context and knowledge effects”
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, ., Biggs, . (1996). “Auditors' generation of financial reporting alternatives: Context and knowledge effects”
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, ., Biggs, . (1996). “Auditors' generation of financial reporting alternatives: Context and knowledge effects”
  • Bedard, J. C., Wright, . (1996). “Decision processes associated with auditors' evidential planning strategies” Presented at theAAA Annual Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Johnstone, ., Biggs, . (1996). “Auditors' generation of financial reporting alternatives: Context and knowledge effects” Presented at theAAA Annual Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Bierstaker, ., Biggs, . (1995). “Problem representations and performance in analytical procedures” Presented at theMidyear Auditing Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Maroney, . (1995). “Auditors' treatment of inconsistent evidence during hypothesis evaluation” Presented at theResearch Forum of the 1995 Annual AAA Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Bierstaker, ., Biggs, . (1994). “Problem representations and performance in analytical procedures”
  • Bedard, J. C., Bierstaker, ., Biggs, . (1994). “Problem representations and performance in analytical procedures”
  • Bedard, J. C., Bierstaker, ., Biggs, . (1994). “Problem representations and performance in analytical procedures”
  • Bedard, J. C., Bierstaker, ., Biggs, . (1994). “Problem representations and performance in analytical procedures” Presented at theMaastricht Audit Research Symposium Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Bedard, J. C., Wright, . (1994). “The effect of prior audit adjustments and current risk factors on auditors' evidential planning strategies” Presented at theABO Section Research Conference
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, ., DiPietro, . (1993). “The impact of auditor analytical procedures hypotheses and management representations on audit planning decisions” Presented at theAAA Annual Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, . (1993). “Auditors' knowledge organization: observations from audit practice and their implications” Presented at theNortheast Regional AAA Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Graham, . (1993). “Auditors' knowledge organization: observations from audit practice and their implications” Presented at theResearch Forum of the AAA Annual Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Wright, . (1992). “The effect of prior audit adjustments and current risk factors on auditors' evidential planning strategies” Presented at theUniversity of Illinois Symposium on Auditing Research University of Illinois
  • Bedard, J. C., Rosman, . (1991). “Deciding how to decide: cost/benefit analysis in an unconstrained setting” Presented at theAccounting, Organzations, and Society Conference on Decision Making, Cognitive Science, and Accounting
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, . (1990). “The effect of domain-specific experience on evaluation of management representations in analytical procedures” Presented at theUniversity of Illinois Symposium on Auditing Research University of Illinois
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, . (1990). “The effect of domain-specific experience on evaluation of management representations in analytical procedures”
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, . (1990). “The effect of domain-specific experience on evaluation of management representations in analytical procedures” Presented at theMid-Atlantic Regional AAA Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, . (1990). “The effect of domain-specific experience on evaluation of management representations in analytical procedures” Presented at theAAA Annual Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, . (1989). “Pattern recognition, hypothesis generation, and auditor performance of analytical procedures” Presented at theAudit Judgment Symposium University of Southern California
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, . (1988). “Pattern recognition, hypothesis generation, and auditor performance of analytical procedures” Presented at theAAA Annual Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, . (1988). “Pattern recognition, hypothesis generation, and auditor performance of analytical procedures” Presented at theBoston Accounting Research Colloquium
  • Bedard, J. C., Wen, . (1988). “A comparison of the efficiency effects of prospective reimbursement systems through data envelopment analysis” Presented at theNortheast AAA Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C., Biggs, . (1988). “Pattern recognition, hypothesis generation, and auditor performance of analytical procedures”
  • Bedard, J. C., Gopi, ., Vijayalakshmi, . (1988). “A multiple critera model for audit planning decisions” Presented at theTIMS-ORSA Annual Meeting
  • Bedard, J. C. (1987). “An archival survey of audit program planning” Presented at theNortheast Regional AAA Meeting
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Committee Chair for Accountancy Department Ph.D. Program Committee 2005 - 2017
  • Committee Chair for Scholarly Activities Committee 2015 - 2016
  • Committee Chair for Accountancy Department Trustee Professor Search Committee 2015 - 2016
  • Committee Chair for Scholarly Activities Committee 2005 - 2014
  • Committee Chair for Accountancy Department Trustee Professor Search Committee 2013 - 2013
  • Committee Chair for Accountancy Department 2013 - 2013
  • Committee Member for Financial Reporting Curriculum Committee 2008 - 2010
  • Committee Chair for Faculty Recruiting Committee 2008 - 2008
  • Committee Member for Auditing-AIS Curriculum Committee 2005 - 2008
  • University Service


  • Committee Member for Ph.D. Council 2007 - 2018
  • Committee Member for University Research Council 2014 - 2016
  • Committee Chair for Ph.D. Director Search Committee 2014 - 2014
  • Committee Member for Research Council 2012 - 2013
  • Committee Member for Business Dean Search Committee 2010 - 2011
  • Task Force Member for New MBA Program Design Task Force 2010 - 2010
  • Committee Member for Research Committee 2005 - 2008
  • Professional Service


  • Editorial Review Board Member for Audting: A Journal of Practice & Theory 2011 - Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Current Issues in Auditing 2007 - Present
  • Committee Member for Access to Audit Personnel Scientific Review Committee, Center for Audit Quality 2017 - 2019
  • Committee Member for Accounting Academic Sounding Board, Center for Audit Quality 2017 - 2019
  • Editorial Review Board Member for International Journal of Auditing 2017 - 2019
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Accounting & Finance 2011 - 2019
  • Committee Member for American Accounting Association Lifetime Service Award Committee 2015 - 2017
  • Committee Member for American Accounting Association Auditing Section, Outstanding Auditing Educator Award Committee 2016 - 2016
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Behavioral Research in Accounting 2011 - 2016
  • Editorial Review Board Member for The Accounting Review 2008 - 2016
  • Editorial Review Board Member for European Accounting Review 2012 - 2015
  • Committee Member for Notable Contributions to the Auditing Literature Award Committee, American Accounting Association, Auditing Section 2014 - 2014
  • Committee Member for American Accounting Association Auditing Section Nominations Committee 2013 - 2013
  • Officer, Vice President for American Accounting Association 2009 - 2011
  • Chairperson for American Accounting Association, Publications Committee 2009 - 2011
  • Editor (Associate), Journal for Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory 2008 - 2011
  • Participant for Grant Thornton LLP Academic Roundtable 2008 - 2010
  • Task Force Member for American Accounting Association 2009 - 2009
  • Historian for American Accounting Association - Auditing Section 2008 - 2009
  • Task Force Member for American Accounting Association - 2008
  • Conference/Workshop Organizer for American Accounting Association - Accounting, Behavior and Organizations Section 2008 - 2008
  • Committee Chair for American Accounting Association - Auditing Section 2005 - 2007
  • Committee Chair for American Accounting Association 2006 - 2006
  • Committee Chair for American Accounting Association - Auditing Section - 2005
  • Committee Member for American Accounting Association 2005 - 2005
  • Officer, President/Elect/Past for American Accounting Association - Auditing Section 2002 - 2005
  • Committee Chair for American Accounting Association - Auditing Section - 2004
  • Committee Member for American Accounting Association 2002 - 2003
  • Committee Member for American Accounting Association - Auditing Section 2000 - 2002
  • Faculty in Residence for BDO Seidman LLP, National Assurance Group 2001 - 2001
  • Officer, Secretary for American Accounting Association - Auditing Section 1998 - 2000
  • Committee Member for American Accounting Association 1998 - 1998
  • Committee Member for American Accounting Association 1994 - 1997
  • Committee Member for American Accounting Association 1994 - 1995
  • Committee Chair for American Accounting Association - Auditing Section 1992 - 1994