Kenneth Reichelt

Kenneth J. Reichelt

, CA
Ourso Eminent Scholar Professorship of Accounting
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies-PhD Program, Department of Accounting
2821 Business Education Complex North
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6233
Fax: 225-578-6201

Education

  • PhD Accounting, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO, 2005
  • BCom Accounting, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, 1981
  • MBA Finance and International Management, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, HI, 2001

Awards & Honors

  • LSU Teaching Award for Tenured Faculty, 2014

Interests

  • Teaching Interests: Financial Accounting
  • Research Interests: Financial Accounting and Empirical Auditing

Selected Research Publications

  • Johnson, E. Schwartzhoff, Reichelt, K., and Soileau, J. S (2021). The Impact of PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 5, PCAOB Inspection Regime, and the Great Recession on Audit Fees & Audit Quality. Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, accepted for publication.
  • Legoria, J., Reichelt, K., and Soileau, J. S (2020). Voluntary disclosure of country-level information and FCPA violations. Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, accepted for publication.
  • Chang, H., Chen, H., Chen, J., and Reichelt, K. (2019). Do Supply Chain Auditors Compromise? Evidence From the Association of Supplier Aggressive Revenue Management and Major Customer Dependence. Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, 34(4), 639-666.
  • Legoria, J., Reichelt, K., and Soileau, J. (2018). Auditors and Disclosure Quality: The Case of Major Customer Disclosures. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 37(4), 163-189.
  • Sun, P., Crumbley, D., and Reichelt, K. (2018). CEO Compensation and Tax Loss Carrybacks. Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, 10(1), 135-152.
  • Johnson, E. Schwartzhoff, Reichelt, K., and Soileau, J. S (2018). No News is Bad News: Do PCAOB Inspections Have an Effect on Annually Inspected Firms' Audit Fees and Audit Quality?. Journal of Accounting Literature, 41, 106-126.
  • Brooks, L. Zheng, Cheng, C. Agnes, Johnston, J., and Reichelt, K. (2017). Estimates of Optimal Audit Firm Tenure across Different Legal Regimes. Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, 32(1), 3-39.
  • Chang, H., Cheng, C. Agnes, and Reichelt, K. (2010). Market Reaction to Auditor Switching from Big 4 to Third-Tier Small Accounting Firms. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 29(2), 83-114.
  • Reichelt, K. and Wang, D. (2010). National and Office-Specific Measures of Auditor Industry Expertise and Effects on Audit Quality. Journal of Accounting Research, 48(3), 647-686.
  • Francis, J. R, Reichelt, K., and Wang, D. (2005). The Pricing of National and City-Specific Reputations for Industry Expertise in the U.S. Audit Market. The Accounting Review, 80(1), 113-136.

Professional and Service Activities

  • IT Security Council, Committee Member (January 25, 2017)
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee, Committee Member (September 13, 2018)
  • PhD Committee, Committee Chair (March 4, 2013)

Employed by LSU since

August 15, 2005