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Kenneth J Reichelt , CPA, CA
KPMG Peat Marwick Professorship of Accounting
Director of Graduate Studies, PhD Program, Department of Accounting

Department of Accounting - Associate Professor
2821 Business Education Complex North
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6233
Fax: 225-578-6201

Ph D Accounting, University of Missouri-Columbia
MBA Finance and International Management, University of Hawaii-Manoa
BCom Accounting, University of Saskatchewan
Courses Taught
ACCT 3001 - Intermediate Accounting - Part I
ACCT 4021 - Cases in Accounting Policy
ACCT 7011 - Intermediate Accounting
ACCT 7021 - Advanced Theory of Accounts
ACCT 7270 - Statement and Report Presentation and Analysis
ACCT 8900 - Pre-dissertation Research
ACCT 9000 - Dissertation Research
ACCT 9001 - Accounting Research I
ACCT 9002 - Accounting Research II
ACCT 9003 - Accounting Research III
ACCT 9004 - Accounting Research IV
BADM 7030 - Understanding Financial Information
Ernst and Young Alumni Distinguished Professor, 2015
KPMG, Research Recognition Award, 2010
KPMG Intellectual Contribution Award, KPMG, 2010
Vincent C Brenner Endowed Faculty Research Award, 2010
KPMG Summer Research Grant, 2009
Vincent C Brenner Endowed Faculty Research Award, 2009
KPMG Peat Marwick Professorship of Accounting, 2015
Teaching Interest: Financial Accounting
Research Interest: Financial Accounting and Empirical Auditing
Selected Research Publications

Auditors and Disclosure Quality: The Case of Major Customer Disclosures. Reichelt, K., Legoria, J., and Soileau, J. (2017). Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory.

Estimates of Optimal Audit Firm Tenure across Different Legal Regimes. Brooks, L., Cheng, C., Johnston, J., and Reichelt, K. (2016). Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance, 32(1), 3-39.

Market Reaction to Auditor Switching from Big 4 to Third-Tier Small Accounting Firms. Chang, H., Cheng, C., and Reichelt, K. (2010). Auditing, a Journal of Theory and Practice, 29(2), 83-114.

National and Office-Specific Measures of Auditor Industry Expertise and Effects on Audit Quality. Reichelt, K., and Wang, D. (2010). Journal of Accounting Research, 48(3), 647-686.

The Pricing of National and City-Specific Reputations for Industry Expertise in the U.S. Audit Market. Francis, J., Reichelt, K., and Wang, D. (2005). The Accounting Review, 80(1), 113-136.

Professional and Service Activities
Recruiting Committee, Committee Member
Recruiting Committee, Committee Member
PhD Committee, Committee Chair
Information Resources Committee, Committee Member
Employed by LSU since:
August 15, 2005
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