Jennifer Joe’s research the first of its kind

Women in Research: Jennifer Joe

Lerner Whitney Family Professor of Accounting Jennifer Joe conducts original research on how auditors’ judgment is affected by managers’ attitudes. Joe and her coauthor Sanaz Aghazadeh documented the influence that managers of high-risk companies can have on the quality of audits by demonstrating confidence to auditors. Their paper, “How Management’s Expressions of Confidence Influence Auditors’ Testing,” was one of only seven selected for the 30th Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR) Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Jennifer Joe
Whitney Family Professor of Accounting

UD’s Charles Elson included in list of most impactful people in business ethics

John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance

Charles Elson was ranked number 29 on Ethisphere’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world of business ethics. Elson, who is the Edgar S. Woolard, Jr. Chair in Corporate Governance, a professor of finance and director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, has been included on the list prepared by the management consulting firm since 2011, his rank steadily rising. Elson’s work at the Weinberg Center has served as a crucial element of this impact on the business ethics community.

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Charles M. Elson
Edgar S. Woolard, Jr. Chair in Corporate Governance, Professor of Finance, Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance