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

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

Congratulations to Urton Anderson, honored with the Auditing Section’s Outstanding Educator Award at the Audit Midyear Meeting on January 14 in Austin, Texas. This highly prestigious lifetime achievement award recognizes outstanding achievements in research & teaching.

Sohee Kim, 4th year accounting Ph.D. student has received the 3rd stage of a doctoral scholarship from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) based on her dissertation.

Tyler Kleppe's paper, "PCAOB inspections, Knowledge Diffusion, and Corporate Tax Planning Effectiveness," was recently presented at the 32nd Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting (CFEA). This year's CFEA was held in Atlanta, Georgia and hosted by Georgia State University.

Tyler Kleppe's paper, "Did the PCAOB’s 2009 Office Expansion Improve Audit Quality?," was accepted for publication in Contemporary Accounting Research.

The University of Kentucky's Von Allmen School of Accountancy Ph.D. program was well represented at the University of Illinois Audit Symposium with two papers from Nargess Golshan and Blake Holman. 

Ph.D. candidates, Sohee Kim and Blake Holman, along with Assistant Professor, Alex Johanns, present at 2022 ABO Research Conference. Read More!

Brian Bratten's paper titled "Filling in the GAAPs in Individual Analysts’ Street Earnings Forecasts" was accepted for publication at Management Science. The paper is co-authored with Stephannie Larocque and Teri Yohn. 

Duke Ferguson presented his paper, "Tax Enforcement and Foreign Investment by Multinational Corporations: Evidence from Tax Inspectors Without Borders" at the Waterloo Biennial Global Taxation Symposium on September 29, 2022.


Ben Commerford has been appointed to the Editorial Board of The Accounting Review.