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.
- ACG 4632 - Auditing 1
- ACG 3103 - Intermediate Financial Accounting 1
- Lee, L., Whitworth, J., and Hermanson, S. (2015) The Effects of Information Technology Innovativeness on Audit Efficiencies. Review of Business Information Systems, 19 (1).
- Rogemann, H., S. Hermanson, W. Keller and J. Whitworth. (2015) Auditor's Insights Regarding U.S. GAAP- IFRS Convergence. New Accountant, Issue 766.
- Whitworth, James D. and Tamara A. Lambert (2014) Office-Level Characteristics of the Big 4 and Audit Report Timeliness. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory: August 2014, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 129-152.