- Area Director, Accounting
- Deloitte Professor
- Accounting academic area
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
- Earnings Management
- Risk Assessment
My teaching interests include fraud and financial accounting.
- 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.