Faculty Profile

Alex Johanns

Assistant Professor

Alex Johanns earned his PhD from the University of Illinois in 2022. His primary research interest is audit. Specifically, his research focuses on the judgement and decision-making of individual auditors, including how auditors balance revisions of beliefs and doubts depending on how they evaluate evidence, and the influence of innovative audit technologies such as artificial intelligence, data analytics, and algorithms. Johanns began pursuing an academic career after spending nearly 10 years as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Austin, Texas which he began after graduating with a bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Texas. Alex is a licensed CPA in Texas.

Contact Information

Department: Accountancy
Email: AJO341@UKY.edu

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