Dr. Jane Jollineau

Dr. Jane Jollineau

Professor, Research Faculty
The George L. Argyros College of Business and Economics
University of New Brunswick, Bachelor of Business Admin
University of Alberta, Master of Business Admin.
Duke University, Ph.D.


Jane Jollineau (formerly Jane Kennedy) joined The Argyros School in 2020 after eight years at the University of San Diego (USD) School of Business. Prior to USD, Jane was the Deloitte Professor of Accounting at the Foster School of Business, University of Washington. She earned her Ph.D. at Duke University. Jane served as an editor of The Accounting Review from 2018-2020 and 2002-2005. She has also served on the editorial boards of Accounting, Organizations & Society; Auditing: A Journal of Theory & Practice; Behavioral Research in Accounting; and Contemporary Accounting Research. She has published in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. Jane’s current research interests include how individuals use information in decision-making, financial reporting and auditing. Four of her Ph.D. students have won “outstanding dissertation” awards. She enjoys teaching financial accounting to MBA students and has won a number of teaching awards, including the PACCAR award at UW. Jane was born in Canada.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

“A Practical Guide to Using Mediation and Moderation Analyses in Accounting Research.” with Robert Bowen. Journal of Financial Reporting, (May 2023), Volume 8(1): 11-40.
Bowen, R. M., S. J. Jollineau and G. Pfeiffer. 2021. The Information Game. Issues in Accounting Education. February. Volume 36(1): 35-41.
Durkin, M., S. J. Jollineau and S. Lyons. 2021. Sounds Good to Me: How Communication Mode and Framing Affect Audit Quality. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. January. Volume 40(1): 1-17.
J. Alderman and S. J. Jollineau. 2020. Can Audit Committee Expertise Increase External Auditors’ Litigation Risk? The Moderating Effect of Audit Committee Independence. Contemporary Accounting Research, Volume 37(2): 717-740.
Jollineau, S. J. and M. Durkin. 2018. Understanding and Improving Judgments and Decisions in Accounting. In THE ROUTLEDGE COMPANION TO BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH IN ACCOUNTING. T. Libby and L. Thorne, Editors. New York, NY: Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group.