Jayanthi Krishnan
Accounting
Professor
  • Office LocationAlter Hall 458
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  • Titles & RolesMerves Senior Research Fellow
    Senior Editor, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory

Biography

Dr. Jayanthi Krishnan (Ph.D., Ohio State University) joined the Accounting Department in Fall 2000. Her research areas include audit quality, auditor turnover, internal control, corporate governance, and audit regulations. She is the recipient of the 2015 American Accounting Association’s Notable Contribution to the Auditing Literature Award.

Jayanthi Krishnan is the Senior Editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. She serves on the editorial boards of the Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons and has served on the editorial board of 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.

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

  • Adams, Tom, Jagan Krishnan, and Jayanthi Krishnan. 2021. Client Influence and Auditor Independence Revisited: Evidence from Auditor Resignations. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (forthcoming).
  • Krishnan, Jagan, Jayanthi Krishnan, and H. Song. 2017. PCAOB International Inspections and Audit Quality. The Accounting Review 92 (5), September, pp. 143-166.
  • 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.
  • 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, Jayanthi. 2005. Audit Committee Quality and Internal Control: An Empirical Analysis. The Accounting Review 80 (2), April, pp. 649-675 [Received the 2015 AAA Notable Contribution to the Auditing Literature Award].

Awards and Honors

  • 2015 American Accounting Association’s Notable Contribution to the Auditing Literature Award.
  • 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

  • Cost Accounting
  • PhD Seminar in Auditing and Corporate Governance
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Introductory Financial Accounting MBA core
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting MBA Core
  • Financial Statement Analysis, MBA Elective
  • Senior Seminar in Accounting (Undergraduate)

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