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Jeffrey Cohen





Dr. Jeffrey Cohen's major research streams are in the areas of corporate governance, auditor independence, corporate social responsibility and in accounting and business ethics. His work is behavioral based using controlled experiments, surveys, and interviews. Jeff has approximately 30 LFT (London Financial Times) ranked publications with 15 of them coming just since 2010.

He has been a recipient of the Notable Contributions to Auditing Literature Award as well as twice receiving the Innovations in Auditing and Assurance Education Award. In 2017, he was recognized as the outstanding auditing educator by the American Accounting Association’s auditing section. Jeff is the past Senior Editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory (AJPT). He has previously served as an Editor at Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory and an Associate Editor at Accounting Horizons and for two terms at Issues in Accounting Education. Jeff is currently an Editor at Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR).

His teaching interests focus on auditing, management and cost accounting, and strategic cost management.

He believes that our distinctive competency as educators is to create a culture where we constantly raise questions. As Tolstoy once wrote, "The only thing that we can know, is that we know nothing and that is the highest flight of reason."

Current Editorial Positions

  • Past Senior Editor and Consulting Editor, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory
  • Editor:  Contemporary Accounting Research