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Jonathan Pyzoha

PricewaterhouseCoopers Assistant Professor of Accountancy & Assistant Professor

Accountancy


Profile

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., M. H. Taylor, and Y. Wu. 2020. Can Auditors Pursue Firm-Level Goals Nonconsciously on Audits of Complex Estimates? An Examination of the Joint Effects of Tone at the Top and Management's Specialist. Forthcoming, The Accounting Review.
  • Ballou, B., D. Heitger, L. Heitger, J. S. Pyzoha, and A. Reffett. 2019. The Effect of Experience and Client-Preferred Outcomes on Accountants' Loss Valuation Judgments. Forthcoming, Journal of Forensic Accounting Research.
  • Brown, J. O., J. H. Grenier, J. S. Pyzoha, A. Reffett, and N. Zielinski. 2019. When does utilizing valuation specialists reduce auditors' litigation risk? Forthcoming, Current Issues in Auditing.
  • Brink, W. D., J. H. Grenier, J. S. Pyzoha, A. Reffett, and N. Zielinski. 2019. Practitioner Summary: The Effects of Clawbacks on Auditors' Propensity to Propose Restatements and Risk Assessments. Forthcoming, Current Issues in Auditing.
  • Frank, M., J. H. Grenier, and J. S. Pyzoha. 2019. How Prior Cyberattacks Influence the Efficacy of Cybersecurity Risk Management Reporting and Independent Assurance. Journal of Information Systems 33 (3): 183-200.
  • Brown, J. O., J. H. Grenier, J. S. Pyzoha, and A. Reffett. 2019. The Effects of Specialist Type and Estimate Aggressiveness on Juror Judgments of Auditor Negligence. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 38 (3): 47-69.
  • Brink, W. D., J. H. Grenier, J. S. Pyzoha, and A. Reffett. 2019. The Effects of Clawbacks on Auditors' Propensity to Propose Restatements and Risk Assessments. Journal of Business Ethics 158 (2): 313-332.
  • Brink, W. D., L. S. Lee, and J. S. Pyzoha. 2019. Values of Participants in Behavioral Accounting Research: A Comparison of the M-Turk Population to a Nationally Representative Sample. Behavioral Research in Accounting 31 (1): 97-117.
  • 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. Current Issues in Auditing 13 (1): 28-36.
  • 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

Biography

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 Forensic Accounting Research, Journal of Information Systems, and The Accounting Review. Before his academic career, Jon worked for KPMG.

Courses

  • SPRING 2020
  • ACC 453 SEC B, TR 11:40AM-1:00PM FSB 0026
  • ACC 453 SEC C, TR 1:15PM-2:35PM
Jonathan Pyzoha

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • SPRING 2020
  • TR 10:00am-10:45am;2:45pm-4:30pm
  • or by appointment

Links

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