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Jonathan Grenier

Professor & Miami PRIME Director

Accountancy


Profile

Academic Background

  • PhD (Accountancy), University of Illinois, 2010
  • Master of Accountancy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Endres Associate Professor Fellow (2018-present)
  • Director, Professional Institute for Management Education (PRIME; 2017-present)
  • Associate Professor, Miami University (2016-present)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Assistant Professor, Miami University (2014-2016)
  • Assistant Professor, Miami University (2010-2016)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois (2010)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois (2004-2009)
  • Research Assistant, University of Illinois (2005-2008)
  • Project Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2000)

Publications

  • Select Publications
  • Brink, W. D., T.V. Eaton, J.H. Grenier, and A. Reffett. 2019. Deterring unethical behavior in online labor markets. Journal of Business Ethics 156(1): 71-88.
  • Brink, W.D., J.H. Grenier, J.S. Pyzoha, and A. Reffett. 2019. The effects of clawbacks on auditors’ risk assessments and propensity to propose restatements. Journal of Business Ethics 158(2): 313- 332.
  • 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.
  • Frank, M.L., J.H. Grenier, and J.S. Pyzoha. 2019. How disclosing a prior cyberattack influences the efficacy of cybersecurity risk management reporting and independent assurance. Forthcoming – Journal of Information Systems.
  • Ballou, B. P-C. Chen, J.H. Grenier, and D.L. Heitger. 2018. Corporate social responsibility assurance and reporting quality: Evidence from restatements. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 37: 167-188.
  • Grenier, J.H., A. Reffett, C. Simon, and R. Warne. 2018. Conducting research on juror judgment and decision making in cases of alleged auditor negligence: A toolkit for new scholars. Behavioral Research in Accounting 30(1): 99-110.
  • Farrell, A.M., J.H. Grenier, and J.L. Leiby. 2017. Scoundrels or stars? Theory and evidence on the quality of workers in online labor markets. The Accounting Review 92(1): 93-114.
  • Grenier, J.H. 2017. Encouraging professional skepticism in the industry specialization era. Journal of Business Ethics 142(2): 241-256.
  • Brasel, K., M. Doxey, J.H. Grenier, and A. Reffett. 2016. Risk disclosure preceding negative outcomes: The effects of reporting critical audit matter paragraphs on judgments of auditor liability. The Accounting Review 91(5): 1345-1362.
  • Casey, R.J. and J.H. Grenier. 2015. Understanding and contributing to the enigma of corporate social responsibility (CSR) assurance in the United States. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 34(1): 97-130.
  • Grenier, J.H., D.J. Lowe, A. Reffett, and R.C. Warne. 2015. The effects of independent expert recommendations on juror judgments of auditor negligence. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 34(4): 157-170.
  • Grenier, J.H., B. Pomeroy, and M. Stern. 2015. The effects of accounting standard precision, auditor task expertise, and judgment frameworks on audit firm litigation exposure. Contemporary Accounting Research 32(1): 336-357.
  • Ballou, B., R.J. Casey, J.H. Grenier, and D.L. Heitger. 2012. Exploring the strategic integration of sustainability initiatives: Opportunities for accounting research. Accounting Horizons 26 (2): 265- 288.
  • Grenier, J.H., B. Pomeroy, and A. Reffett. 2012. Speak up or shut up? The moderating role of credibility on auditor remedial defense tactics. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 31(4):65-83.

Professional Interests

  • Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory Best Paper Award, 2018
  • AAA ABO Section Outstanding Dissertation Award, 2011
  • James Robeson Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award, 2015
  • Richard K. Smucker Teaching Excellence Award: Outstanding Junior Professor, 2014
  • CELTUA/CTE Commendation for Influence on Students, 2012 - 2018

Biography

Jonathan Grenier joined the Farmer School of Business in 2010. He teaches courses in financial statement auditing, fraud examination, and managerial accounting at undergraduate and graduate levels. He is also the Director of Miami PRIME, the FSB summer program for non-business majors and of the Douglas Millett Forensic Accounting Case Competition. His research interests include juror judgment and decision making in cases of alleged auditor negligence and the independent assurance of corporate social responsibility / sustainability reporting. He has published over 25 articles in a variety of journals including The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Business Ethics, and Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. He serves on the editorial board of The Accounting Review, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and Behavioral Research in Accounting. He has won awards for his teaching and research from the Farmer School of Business and the American Accounting Association. Prior to joining Miami, he earned degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (BBA 1999, MAcc 2000) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (PhD 2010) and worked as an assurance professional at Andersen LLP and KPMG LLP in Atlanta, GA where he held his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.

Courses

  • FALL 2020
  • ACC 333 SEC E, TR 2:50-4:10PM UPH 389
  • ACC 333 SEC F, TR 1:15PM-2:35PM UPH 389
Jonathan Grenier

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