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Chair for FCIA
Dr. Ambrose Jones III received his PhD in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in 2007. Previously, Dr. Jones practiced as a Certified Public Accountant in national public accounting firms for over 30 years before entering the PhD program at VCU in 2003. He was an audit partner with McGladrey & Pullen, LLP from 1980 to 2003, where he served as an SEC specialist for the firm, along with having client service and quality control responsibilities for the firm. There, he also participated in international assignments in three continents outside of North America. In 2006 and 2007 he served as the training director in the Independence Office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he developed and conducted audit and accounting training and career development courses for professional staff members and assisted in coordinating firm-wide independence training. Dr. Jones teaching interests include auditing and financial accounting. His research interests include: behavioral issues in a public accounting environment including job stress, job outcomes, and decision making; auditor independence, risk containment and client continuance; corporate governance and other auditor issues resulting from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002; corporate social responsibility reporting; and harmonization of accounting standards, internationally, including the effect of cultural differences.
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