Von Allmen School faculty members Monika Causholli and Nicole Thorne Jenkins, and Scott Soltis from Gatton's Department of Management, along with co-author Theresa Floyd (University of Montana) were recognized with the 2017 Midyear Meeting Best Overall Paper Award by the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association. The Award recognizes an outstanding paper that was presented at the meeting. 


     Monika Causholli presented her paper titled "Industry specific vs. task specific auditing expertise: The case of goodwill impairment" co-authored with Giuseppe D'Onza, Silvia Ferramosca, and Giulio Greco at the University of Louisville.


Monika Causholli presented her paper titled "Ties that bind: Knowledge sharing networks and auditor performance" co-authored with Theresa Floyd, Nicole Jenkins and Scott Soltis at the University of Tennessee.


Gatton freshman and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Andrew Hatfield, from Somerset, Ky., was honored at halftime of the University of Kentucky men's basketball game vs. LSU on February 7. Hatfield is working towards his accounting degree. 


Monika Causholli's paper titled "Industry specific vs. task specific auditing expertise: the case of goodwill impairment" co-authored with Giulio Greco Giuseppe D'Onza and Silvia Ferramosca was presented at the American Accounting Association Audit Mid-year meeting in Orlando, Florida

Monika Causholli was an invited panelist at the Audit PhD Consortium held in conjunction with the American Accounting Association Auditing mid-year meeting in Orlando, Florida.


Monika Causholli presented her paper titled "Ties that bind: Knowledge sharing networks and auditor performance" co-authored with Theresa Floyd, Nicole Jenkins and Scott Soltis at the International Conference on Assurance and Corporate Governance at the University of Florida, in Gainesville. She also presented this paper at the American Accounting Association Audit Mid-year meeting in Orlando, Florida.


 Ben Commerford’s paper, “Can Auditor Scrutiny Deter R&D Underinvestment? The Importance of Communication with the Board and Consistency with Peer Behavior” (with Jessica Osgood and Elaine Wang) was presented at the American Accounting Association Auditing Midyear meeting on January 13th, in Orlando, FL


Two accounting professors presented their research at the International Conference on Assurance and Governance at the University of Florida on January 11.

 

Monika Causholli presented her paper (co-authored with Nicole Jenkins, Scott Soltis, and Theresa Floyd) titled, “The Ties that Bind: Knowledge-Sharing Networks and Auditor Performance,” and

 

Brian Bratten presented his paper (co-authored with Monika Causholli and Tom Omer) titled, “Audit firm tenure, bank complexity, and financial reporting quality.”

 


  Accounting Professor Jeff Payne, Russell Williamson (doctoral student), and Chong Wang (doctoral student) will be presenting  ”Audit pricing and audit quality: The influence of Livability” at the American Accounting Association Mid-Year Auditing Meeting in January 2017.


The Kentucky Society of CPAs (KyCPA) recently recognized outstanding accounting educators at its awards banquet at the Hyatt Regency in Louisville, including the University of Kentucky’s Jane Wells. Wells received an Educator Who Made a Difference award from the organization.

Wells was nominated by Vickie Richardson of Vickie C. Richardson CPA PSC, in Mt. Sterling. In her nomination, Richardson said she was inspired by Wells' real-world accounting experience, and touched by her thoughtful encouragement.