Jonathan Pyzoha

PricewaterhouseCoopers Assistant Professor of Accountancy & Assistant Professor



Academic Background

  • PhD (Accountancy), Virginia Tech, 2013
  • MAcc, Miami University, 2005
  • B.S., Miami University, 2004

Academic & Professional Experience

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Endowed Assistant Professor in Accountancy (2018-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Miami University (2015-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University (2013-2015)
  • Graduate Assistant, Virginia Tech (2009-2013)
  • Senior Audit Associate, KPMG (2004-2009)

Recent Publications

  • Pyzoha, J. S., and J. G. Jenkins. 2019. Practitioner Summary: The Influence of Auditor Quality and Executive Compensation Structure on Financial Reporting Executives’ Restatement Decisions in a Clawback Environment. Forthcoming – Current Issues in Auditing.
  • Brown, J. O., J. H. Grenier, J. S. Pyzoha, and A. Reffett. 2018. The Effects of Specialist Type and Estimate Aggressiveness on Juror Judgments of Auditor Negligence. Forthcoming, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory.
  • Frank, M., J. H. Grenier, and J. S. Pyzoha. 2018. How Prior Cyberattacks Influence the Efficacy of Cybersecurity Risk Management Reporting and Independent Assurance. Forthcoming, Journal of Information Systems.
  • Brink, W. D., L. S. Lee, and J. S. Pyzoha. 2018. Values of Participants in Behavioral Accounting Research: A Comparison of the M-Turk Population to a Nationally Representative Sample. Forthcoming, Behavioral Research in Accounting.
  • Brink, W. D., J. H. Grenier, J. S. Pyzoha, and A. Reffett. 2018. The Effects of Clawbacks on Auditors' Propensity to Propose Restatements and Risk Assessments. Forthcoming, Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Pyzoha, J. S. 2015. Why do Restatements Decrease in a Clawback Environment? An Investigation into Financial Reporting Executives's Decision-Making during the Restatement Process. The Accounting Review 90 (6): 2515-2536.

Honors & Awards

  • CAQ and AAA Auditing Section Access to Audit Personnel Research Grant, 2014
  • Accounting Doctoral Scholarship (ADS) from the AICPA Foundation, 2009-2013
  • John E. Peterson & Mary Jane C. Peterson Ph.D. Fellowship, 2010-2012
  • Johnny R. Johnson Memorial Scholarship, 2012


Jon Pyzoha, CPA, is the PricewaterhouseCoopers Endowed Assistant Professor in Accountancy in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University. He received his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. His teaching interests include financial statement auditing, advanced auditing, and intermediate financial accounting. Jon's research investigates judgment and decision-making in accounting and auditing contexts related to executive compensation clawbacks, corporate governance, audit committees, auditor-client negotiations, and fair value measurements. He has published articles in Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Current Issues in Auditing, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Information Systems, and The Accounting Review. Before his academic career, Jon worked for KPMG.


  • SPRING 2019
  • ACC 453 SEC A, MW 2:50PM-4:10PM FSB 0026
  • ACC 453 SEC B, MW 4:25PM-5:45PM FSB 0026

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • SPRING 2019
  • MW 9:30am-12:00pm
  • or by appointment


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