VASOA Well Represented at Midyear Meeting in Austin, Texas

The Von Allmen School of Accountancy was well represented in the 2023 American Accounting Association's Audit Midyear Meeting in Austin, Texas this month.

Several papers and awards were presented by the accounting faculty and Ph.D. students including: 

PCAOB Inspections, Knowledge Diffusion, and Corporate Tax Planning Effectiveness
James Justin Blann, Arizona State University
Nathan Chad Goldman, North Carolina State University
Tyler Kleppe, University of Kentucky

Knowledge Acquisition through Friendly Advice and Internal Auditor Performance
Romina Rakipi, West Virginia University
Monika Causholli, University of Kentucky
Urton Anderson, University of Kentucky

Thank You, Next: An Examination of Repeat Auditor Changes
Wenyin Li, University of Kentucky
Brian Bratten, University of Kentucky

Samer Khalil, Murray State University

Tell Me More? Explanation Detail and Auditor Reliance on Human and Non-Human Specialists
Blake Holman, University of Kentucky
Benjamin Commerford, University of Kentucky

Does Working from Home Impact Audit Quality? Evidence from Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions during COVID-19
Monika Causholli, University of Kentucky
Nargess Golshan, University of Kentucky
Sung-Yuan Cheng, University of Kentucky

Monika Causholli also served on a panel on "Audit Team Research Issues" and Nargess Golshan served as a moderator and discussant.
Ben Commerford was honored with a best reviewer award for Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory at the conference. 
Urton Anderson was honored with Auditing Section’s Outstanding Educator Award.