Jayanthi Krishnan

Professor & Merves Research Fellow

  • Accounting
Office: Alter Hall 458
Phone: 215.204.3085
Email: jaykrish@temple.edu

Dr. Jayanthi Krishnan (Ph.D., Ohio State University) joined the Accounting Department in Fall 2000. She teaches cost accounting and intermediate accounting for undergraduate students, and financial and managerial accounting in the Fox School full-time and professional MBA programs. Her other teaching interests include introductory financial accounting, senior seminar in accounting, and financial statement analysis.

Jayanthi Krishnan is the recipient of the 2015 American Accounting Association’s Notable Contribution to the Auditing Literature Award. She is an editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and serves on the editorial boards of the Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, 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, audit regulations, 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.