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Jayanthi Krishnan

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Jayanthi	Krishnan

Jayanthi Krishnan

Title: Associate Professor & Merves Research Fellow
Department: Accounting

Office: Alter Hall 458
Phone: 215.204.3085
E-mail: jaykrish@temple.edu

Research Interests: Audit Quality, Internal Control,  Corporate Governance, Industry classifications and their impact on accounting ratios, the impact of international diversification on auditor decision-making

Dr. Krishnan Curriculum Vitae, SSRN Profile

Dr. Jayanthi Krishnan (Ph.D., Ohio State University) joined the Accounting Department in Fall 2000. She teaches intermediate accounting for undergraduate students, and financial and managerial accounting in the Fox School full-time and professional MBA programs.

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Her other teaching interests include introductory financial accounting, senior seminar in accounting, and financial statement analysis. Jayanthi Krishnan serves on the editorial boards of the Accounting Review, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and Current Issues in Auditing. Her publications appear in a number of journals including the Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Accounting Horizons, and the Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics. Her research interests are in the areas of audit quality, corporate governance, industry classifications and their impact on accounting ratios, and the impact of international diversification on auditor decision-making. Dr. Jayanthi Krishnan has been named to the Fox School Dean’s Research Honor Roll, is a recipient of the Business Honors Association’s Teacher of the Year Award, a two-time recipient of the Beta Alpha Psi Teacher of the Year Award, a two-time recipient of the Fox MBA Faculty of the Year award, a three-time recipient of the Fox School Crystal Award for teaching, and the recipient of the 2008 Musser Excellence in Leadership Award for teaching.


Sample Publications

  • Chen, H., Jayanthi Krishnan, and H. Sami. 2014. Goodwill Impairment Charges and Analyst Forecast Properties. Accounting Horizons (conditionally accepted).
  • Goh, Beng Wee, Jayanthi Krishnan, and Dan Li. Auditor Reporting under Section 404: The Association between the Internal Control and Going Concern Audit Opinions. 2013. Contemporary Accounting Research 30 (3), Fall, pp. 970-995.
  • Chen, H., Jayanthi Krishnan, H. Sami, and H. Zhou. 2013. Auditor Attestation under SOX Section 404 and Earnings Informativeness. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory 32 (1), February, pp. 61-84.
  • Krishnan, Jayanthi, Yuan Wen, and Wanli Zhao. 2011. Legal Expertise on Corporate Audit Committees and Financial Reporting Quality. The Accounting Review, Volume 86 (6), November, pp. 2099-2130.
  • Krishnan, Jagan, Jayanthi Krishnan, and Hakjoon Song. 2011. The Effect of Auditing Standard No. 5 on Audit Fees. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Volume 30 (4), November, pp.1-27.

Awards and Honors

  • 2008 Fox Musser Award for Excellence in Leadership for Teaching, Temple University
  • 2008 & 2010 Fox MBA Faculty of the Year Award, Temple University
  • 2004 & 2005 Beta Alpha Psi Teacher of the Year Award, Temple University
  • 1997 Teacher of the Year Award, Business Honors Student Association, Temple University
  • 2006 & 2013 Named to the Fox School of Business and Management’s Dean’s Research Honor Roll
  • 2008, 2009 & 2010 Fox School of Business Crystal Teaching Award
  • PwC INQuires Program Research Grant (with Jagan Krishnan and Hakjoon Song), 2009
  • Center for Audit Quality Research Grant (with Tom Adams), 2014
  • 2007 Appointed as a Merves Research Fellow
  • 2006 & 2013 Named to the Fox School of Business and Management’s Dean’s Research Honor Roll

Teaching

Fox School of Business, Temple University

  • Introductory Financial Accounting MBA core
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting MBA Core
  • Senior Seminar in Accounting (Undergraduate)
  • PhD Seminar in Auditing and Corporate Governance