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JOANNA GOLDEN, Assistant Professor

JOANNA GOLDEN

Assistant Professor, Crews School of Accountancy

Phone
901.678.4569
Email
joanna.golden@memphis.edu
Fax
Office
FAB 219
Office Hours
by appointment

Biography

Joanna Golden is an assistant professor at the Crews School of Accountancy (CSOA). She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting from Macquarie University, Australia, a Master of Science degree in Accounting from Michigan State University, and a Ph.D. in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University. 

Her research examines how management behaviors affect corporate and accounting decisions. Golden’s research has appeared in a wide range of academic journals, including Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, Management Accounting Research, Accounting and Finance, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Advances in Accounting, Accounting and the Public Interest, Journal of Accounting Education, etc.  

Before entering the doctoral program, she worked at KPMG in Detroit, MI, as an external auditor and TriMas Corporation in Bloomfield Hills, MI, as an internal auditor. Her primary teaching interests include auditing and financial accounting. She was the 2022 recipient of the George Johnson Teaching Fellowship Award.

Awards

1st Place (Tie)     Bhandari, A., & Golden, J. (2021). CEO political preference and credit ratings. Journal of Corporate Finance, 68, 101909. 

Intellectual Contributions

Bhandari, Avishek; Golden, Joanna. (2021). CEO political preference and credit ratings. Journal of Corporate Finance, 68, 101909. 

Golden, Joanna. (2021). Local crime environment and corporate financial misconduct using Benford’s Law. Journal of Forensic Accounting Research. Forthcoming. (Available at: https://doi.org/10.2308/JFAR-2021-003). 

Golden, Joanna; Kenneth Zheng. (2021). Cost Management and Corporate Payout Decisions. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. Forthcoming (Available at: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11156-021-01013-z).

Bhandari, Avishek; Golden, Joanna; Thevenot, Maya. (2020). CEO political ideologies and auditor-client contracting. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 39, 106755.

Golden, Joanna; Mashruwala, Raj; Pevzner, Mikhail. (2020). Labor adjustment costs and asymmetric cost behavior: An extension. Management Accounting Research, 46, 100647.

Golden, Joanna; Kohlbeck, Mark. (2020). Addressing cheating when using test bank questions in online classes. Journal of Accounting Education, 52, 100671.

Golden, Joanna; Kohlbeck, Mark; Rezaee, Zabihollah. (2020). Is cost stickiness associated with sustainability factors? Advances in Management Accounting, 32, 35-73.

Golden, Joanna; Kohlbeck, Mark. (2019). The unintended effect of FAS 123R on stock repurchase activity and the stock-option incentive to substitute stock repurchases for dividends. Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, 34, 411-433.

Golden, Joanna; Walker, Kenton. (2019). Lower the cost of your external audit. Strategic Finance, 6, 46-52.

Cao, Jian; Cheng, Yun; Golden, Joanna; Zhang, Joseph. (2019). Managerial ability, forecasting quality, and open-market repurchase program completion. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 53, 871-894.

Golden, Joanna; Sun, Li; Zhang, Joseph. (2018). Corporate social responsibility and goodwill impairment. Accounting and the Public Interest, 18, 1-28.

Golden, Joanna. (2018). The effect of shareholder rights and information asymmetry on stock option-related repurchase activity. Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, 21, 1-41.

Golden, Joanna; Kohlbeck, Mark. (2017). The influence of family firm dynamics on voluntary disclosures. Advances in Accounting, 37, 111-121.