James Whitworth

James Whitworth

Assistant Professor
Room: BSN 3320
Phone: (813) 974-6513

James Whitworth is an assistant professor in the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy, teaching auditing and financial accounting.

His research on audit report timelines has been published in Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, and he received a best paper award from the 2012 Academy of Business Research Conference. Whitworth's research interests include auditing, financial accounting, corporate governance, audit committees, and earnings quality.

Whitworth holds a CPA designation, a PhD in Accountancy from the University of Missouri, a MS in Accounting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and a bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas. Previously, he was an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He also spent four years as a corporate accountant and one year in public accounting.


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