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Scott N. Bronson

Associate Professor
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall, 4187
University of Kansas


Academic Area



  • Auditing and Corporate Governance
  • Regulation


  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Illinois
  • Ph.D. in Business (Concentration in Accounting), University of Tennessee (2006)
  • B.S. in Accounting, Miami University (1997)

Teaching Interests

  • Auditing
  • Data analytics

Research Interests

  • Auditing
  • Corporate Governance
  • Regulation
  • Internal control

Selected Publications

Bronson, S. N., Ghosh, A., & Hogan, C. (2017). Audit Fee Differential, Audit Effort and Litigation Risk: An Examination of ADR Firms [Journal Articles]. Contemporary Accounting Research, 34(1), 83–117. https://doi.org/10.1111/1911-3846.12238
Boland, C., Bronson, S. N., & Hogan, C. (2015). Accelerated Filing Deadlines, Internal Controls and Financial Statement Quality: The Case of Originating Misstatements [Journal Articles]. Accounting Horizons, 29(3), 551–575.
Bronson, S. N., Hogan, C., Johnson, M., & Ramesh, K. (2011). The Unintended Consequences of PCAOB Auditing Standards Nos. 2 and 3 on the Reliability of Preliminary Earnings Releases [Journal Articles]. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 51(1–2), 95–114.
Bronson, S. N., Carcello, J. V., Hollingsworth, C. W., & Neal, T. L. (2009). Are Fully Independent Audit Committees Really Necessary? [Journal Articles]. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 28(4), 265–280.
Bronson, S. N., Carcello, J. V., & Raghunandan, K. (2006). Firm Characteristics and Voluntary Management Reports on Internal Control [Journal Articles]. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 25(2), 25–39.
Bronson, S. N., Carcello, J. V., & Neal, T. L. (2004). Disclosures of Nominating Committee Activities [Journal Articles]. Directors Monthly. Published.

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