Areas of Expertise
Managerial Incentives, Managerial Control, Performance Evaluation, Experimental Economics
- Ph.D. Accounting, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
- M.B.A., Finance, Indiana University, 1998
- B.B.A., Accounting, Howard University, 1994
- Certified Public Accountant (Illinois)
- Associate Professor 2017-present
- Assistant Professor, Indiana University, 2009-2017
- Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Pittsburgh, 2004-2009
- Senior Manager, RR Donnelley & Sons, 2000-2004
- Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 1998-2000
- Summer Associate, Pfizer Inc., 1997
- Senior Associate, Arthur Andersen, 1994-1996
Awards, Honors & Certificates
- Kelley School of Business Trustee Teaching Award, 2016
- Sauvain Teaching Award Nominee, 2016
- Dean’s Council Faculty Fellow, 2012 - 2016
- IAAER /KPMG Foundation $25,000 Research Grant, 2012
- Howard University Top 40 School of Business Alumni in Past 40 Years, 2010
- AAA – ABO Section Outstanding Dissertation Award, 2010
- Eli Lilly Faculty Fellowship, 2009 - 2012
- University of Pittsburgh Provost Doctoral Fellowship, 2008
- Brown, J. L., Fisher, J., Peffer, S., and Sprinkle, G. (2017). The Effect of Budget Frame and Budget-Setting Process on Managerial Reporting. Journal of Management Accounting Research, 29(1), 31-44.
- Brown, J. L., and Moser, D. V. (2017). Does Investors’ Desire to Punish Misreporting Affect Their Litigation Decisions and Managers’ and Investors’ Welfare? Behavioral Research in Accounting, 29(1), 57-75.
- Brown, J. L., Farrington, S. and Sprinkle, G. (2016). Biased Self-Assessments, Feedback and Employees’ Compensation Choices. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 54(October), 45-59.
- Brown, J. L., Martin, P., Moser, D. V., and Weber, R. (2015). The Consequences of Hiring Lower-Wage Workers in an Incomplete-Contract Environment. The Accounting Review, 90(3), 941-966.
- Anderson, S., Brown, J. L., Hodder, L., and Hopkins, P. E. (2015). The Effect of Alternative Accounting Measurement Bases on Financial Statement Users’ Resource Allocation Decisions and Assessments of Managers’ Stewardship. Accounting Organizations and Society, 46(1), 100-114.
- Brown, J. L., Fisher, J., Sooy, M., and Sprinkle, G. (2014). The Effect of Rankings on Honesty in Budget Reporting. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 39(4), 237-246.
- Brown, J. L., Evans, J. H., and Moser, D. (2009). Agency Theory and Participative Budgeting Experiments. Journal of Management Accounting Research, 21(1), 317-345.
Edited on October 5, 2017