Jennifer Joe Named 2022 Women in Business Honoree | Lerner
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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

By Jen Hendrickson December 7, 2022

Jennifer Joe, Whitney Family Professor of Accounting and Cohen Family Lerner Director of Diversity, at the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, was selected as a 2022 Delaware Today Women in Business honoree. She joins the newest class of 33 women who are driving business in Delaware.

Joe is an award-winning researcher whose work examines how key institutional factors impact the quality of corporate financial reporting including audit litigation, regulations, audit quality and data analytics tools, and the role of cognition in decisions using accounting information.

She was recently named to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s (PCAOB) Investor Advisory Group (IAG) and Standards and Emerging Issues Advisory Group (SEIAG). Joe, a Ph.D. and CPA, is the only academic appointed to serve on both of the PCAOB advisory groups

Joe is actively engaged with the accounting profession and business community. She is a frequent presenter and keynote speaker at corporate and academic events on accounting and diversity issues.