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John Anderson, Ph.D.


Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy


John C. Anderson became a professor at SDSU in 2001, previously serving at Virginia Tech University and Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Tennessee in 1987. His empirical research is designed to assist auditors in their use of decision aids, particularly in the application of analytical procedures. This behavioral research has included auditors and judges as subjects, examining judges’ perspectives on auditor liability. Recent research has examined ethical decision making. He has published in a variety of academic journals, including Behavioral Research in Accounting; Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory; Accounting, Organizations and Society; The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy; Advances in Accounting; and Advances in Accounting Information Systems. 

Interests: Ethical Decision Making  Finance (Reporting)  Accounting (Auditing) 

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