Jessica Buchanan

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

jbuchan1@providence.edu

401.865.1336

Ryan Center for Business Studies 253

Education:

Ph.D. - Accounting University of Massachusetts Amherst

Selected Publications:

Buchanan, J. Piercey, D. (2021) How Simple Changes to Language and Tick Marks Can Curtail the Ghost Ticking of Audit Procedures. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory.(40), 53-77.

Buchanan, J. Commerford, B. Wang, E. (2021) Auditor Actions and the Deterrence of Manager Opportunism: The Importance of Communication to the Board and Consistency with Peer Behavior . Accounting Review.(96), 141-163.

Selected Presentations:

Buchanan, J. Piercey, M. ABO Research Conference. American Accounting Association, Phoenix, AZ - "The Impact of Forecast Rounding, Forecast Uncertainty, and Managers’ Language on Investors’ Judgments" October, 2018

Buchanan, J. Piercey, M. Audit Midyear Meeting. American Accounting Association, Portland, OR - "How Simple Changes to Language and Tick Marks Can Curtail the Ghost Ticking of Audit Procedures" January, 2018

Buchanan, J. Piercey, M. ABO Research Conference. American Accounting Association, Pittsburgh, PA - "How Simple Changes to Language and Tick Marks Can Curtail the Ghost Ticking of Audit Procedures" October, 2017

Buchanan, J. Commerford, B. Wang, E. Audit Midyear Meeting. American Accounting Association, Orlando, FL - "Can Increased Auditor Scrutiny Deter R&D Underinvestment? The Importance of Communication with the Board and Consistency with Peer Behavior" January, 2017

Buchanan, J. Commerford, B. Wang, E. ABO Research Conference. American Accounting Association, Albuquerque, NM - "Auditor Actions and the Deterrence of Manager Opportunism: The Importance of Communication to the Board and Consistency with Peer Behavior" October, 2016

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