Keith Jones

Keith Jones
  • Area Director, Accounting
  • Deloitte Professor
  • Accounting academic area

Contact Info

Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4182


Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Arizona, 2004
MAcc, Brigham Young University, 1995
B.A. in Accounting, Brigham Young University


My research focuses on developing methods to detect fraudulent financial reporting and increasing audit quality

Research interests:

  • Audit
  • Fraud
  • Earnings Management
  • Risk Assessment
  • Ethics


My teaching interests include fraud and financial accounting.

Teaching interests:

  • Audit
  • Fraud
  • Financial Accounting

Selected Publications

Christensen, D., Jones, K., & Kenchington, D. (2018). Gambling Attitudes and Financial Misreporting [Journal Articles]. Contemporary Accounting Research, 35(3), 1229–1261.
Lambert, T., Jones, K., Brazel, J., & Showalter, S. (2017). Audit Time Pressure and Earnings Quality: An Examination of Accelerated Filings [Journal Articles]. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 58, 50–66.
Brazel, J. F., Jones, K. L., & Prawitt, D. F. (2014). Auditors’ Reactions to Inconsistencies between Financial and Nonfinancial Measures [Journal Articles]. Behavioral Research in Accounting, 26(1), 131–156.
Trompeter, G. M., Carpenter, T. D., Desai, N., Jones, K. L., & Riley, R. A., Jr. (2013). A Synthesis of Fraud-Related Research [Journal Articles]. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 32(Supplement 1), 287–321.
Brazel, J. F., Jones, K., & Zimbelman, M. (2009). Using Nonfinancial Measures to Assess Fraud Risk [Journal Articles]. Journal of Accounting Research, 47(5), 1135–1166.
Jones, K., Krishnan, G. V., & Melendrez, K. D. (2008). Do Models of Discretionary Accruals Detect Actual Cases of Fraudulent and Restated Earnings? An Empirical Analysis [Journal Articles]. Contemporary Accounting Research, 25(2), 499–531.