Jayanthi Krishnan

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Jayanthi Krishnan

  • Fox School of Business and Management

    • Accounting

      • Professor

      • Merves Senior Research Fellow


Dr. Jayanthi Krishnan (Ph.D., The 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 Notable Contribution to the Auditing Literature Award given by the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association.

Jayanthi Krishnan was Senior Editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory during 2020-2023. She has served on the editorial boards of the Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and Current Issues in Auditing. Her publications appear in a number of journals including the Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, 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.

Courses Taught




ACCT 2521

Cost Accounting


ACCT 9001

Interdisciplinary Accounting Research


Selected Publications