Title: Professor & Merves Senior Research Fellow
Office: Alter Hall 456
Jagan Krishnan is a Professor and Merves Senior Research Fellow in the department of Accounting. He has over 20 years of teaching and professional experience in auditing and consulting. After completing a doctorate at the Ohio State University, he joined Temple in 1991. He is the coordinator of Ph.D. program in Accounting and teaches undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral courses in auditing. He is the recipient of the 2003 Musser Award for Leadership in Teaching and the 2000 Beta Alpha Psi Teacher of the Year Award. His research interests are in the areas of audit quality, corporate governance, auditor litigation, and fraudulent financial reporting. He serves on the editorial boards of The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and Current Issues in Auditing. He has published articles in academic journals including The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, and has a forthcoming article in the Review of Accounting Studies. He is listed among prolific auditing researchers by two different studies. Prior to entering academia, he worked in the audit and consulting divisions of affiliates of Ernst & Young and KPMG.
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