Kathryn Kadous is the Schaefer Chaired Professor of Accounting and the Director and Associate Dean of the Ph.D. Program at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. She earned a PhD from the University of Illinois. Prior to that, she worked as an auditor and controller. Professor Kadous' research considers judgment and decision-making issues in auditing and accounting. Her current research is focused primarily on using psychology theory to improve auditor and investor decision making and on methodological issues in experimental research. Professor Kadous' research has been published in The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting Research, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, The Journal of Behavioral Finance, and Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory. Professor Kadous has served two terms as an editor at both The Accounting Review and Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. She is currently an associate editor at the Journal of Accounting Research. She has held several positions with the American Accounting Association, including President of the Auditing Section.
BSBA in AccountingCreighton University
MAS in AccountancyUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
PhD in AccountancyUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign