Joseph V. Carcello, Ph.D., CPA, CIA, CMA is the Ernst & Young Professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Management at the University of Tennessee. He also is the cofounder and Director of Research at the University of Tennessee’s Corporate Governance Center. Carcello received Beta Alpha Psi’s Business Professional of the Year award in 2008. He was named by Business Finance magazine as one of the “most influential” individuals in accounting and finance for 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007, being the only academic to be named to this group for four consecutive years. Carcello serves on the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Standing Advisory Group, a group of experts charged with advising the PCAOB on the promulgation of auditing and related professional practice standards. He was named by Business Week as a “prominent faculty” in its 2006 ranking of undergraduate business programs, and has testified before a United States Treasury Department committee on the future of the auditing profession.
Carcello has published over 40 articles in academic and professional journals on audit committee performance, financial fraud, going-concern reporting, and audit quality, including publications in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, AUDITING: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and Accounting Horizons, among numerous others. He is an associate editor at Accounting Horizons, and serves as a member of the editorial board at The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and Current Issues in Auditing.
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