Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Jenice Prather-Kinsey is Full Professor of Accounting and Finance (ACFN) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She earned a Masters in Accounting from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) and a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa). Her areas of specialty in teaching are international accounting, intermediate accounting, and cost/managerial accounting. She has publications in top-tier accounting academic journals, including Accounting Horizons, Accounting Organizations and Society, and Contemporary Accounting Research. She has presented her research on every continent except Antarctica.
    She served as Chair of Accounting and Finance at UAB from 2010-2012. As the Sallie W. Dean Scholar (2012-2017), Dr. Prather-Kinsey worked with faculty across disciplines at UAB and at other academic intuitions in advancing the knowledge of international accounting education pedagogy. She has served the profession in numerous capacities including Faculty Advisor to the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) at UAB and the University of Missouri, a board member on the Institute of Management Accountants’ (IMA) Global Board of Directors, President of the American Accounting Association's International Accounting Section, Faculty Advisor to the IMA student chapter at the University of Missouri, member of and mentor for the Ph.D. Project Accounting Doctoral Association and Director of Undergraduate Accounting programs at UAB. She led the UAB accounting faculty in maintaining AACSB Accreditation in 2012 and in receiving the IMA Endorsement of Higher Education in 2015. Her service to the community includes being Advisor to the NABA UAB student chapter in volunteering to complete tax returns (VITA) for low to middle-income residents in the greater Birmingham area, Gaming Commissioner of the State of Missouri, and board member of the UAB Athletics Advisory Board. Jenice is married to Reginald Kinsey, has two sons, a daughter-in-law and one grandson.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Growing Tax Experiential Learning Opportunities for Students: Accounting Practice, Academia and the Community Partnering for a Win-Win-WinCPA Journal.  89. 2019
    2018 Legitimacy theory may explain the failure of global adoption of IFRS: the case of Europe and the U.S.Journal of Management and Governance.  22:501-534. 2018
    2018 A Call to Practitioners: You can play a bigger role in academia and share your experience with accounting students who are hungry for real-world knowledge.Strategic Finance2018
    2018 Implications for IFRS Principles-Based and US GAAP Rules-Based Applications: Are Accountants' Decisions Affected by Work Location and Core Self-Evaluations/Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation2018
    2018 Legitimacy Theory May Explain The Failure of Global Adoption of IFRS: The Case of Europe and the U.S.Journal of Management and Governance2018
    2017 Implications for IFRS Principles-Based and U.S. GAAP Rules-Based Applications: Are Accountants' Decisions Affected by Work Location and Core Self-Evaluations?Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation2017
    2017 Multinational Managers' Perceptions of How Culture and MCS Affects Firm PerformanceJournal of International Business and Cultural Studies2017
    2017 NABA and IMA: Diversity in the ProfessionStrategic Finance2017
    2016 The Significance of Practitioners in Accounting Education and has been subsequently titled, A Call for Practitioners to Play a More Participative Role in Academia.Strategic Finance2016
    2015 The market reaction to SEC IFRS-related announcements: The case of american depository receipt (ADR) firms in the U.S.Accounting Horizons.  28:579-603. 2015
    2015 The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Earnings Management: Empirical Evidence from the Top 5,000 Non-Listed Stock Italian CompaniesRatio Mathematica: Journal of Foundations and Applications of Mathematics.  13:45-64. 2015
    2013 The Effect of Personality Type on Accountant's Judgment: Implications for IFRS ApplicationJournal of Accounting, Ethics, and Public Policy.  14:881-897. 2013
    2012 Out of Africa: Managing Risk in Global BusinessStrategic Finance2012
    2011 2010 Accounting Program Annual Report2010 Accounting Program Annual Report2011
    2010 Nationality and differences in auditor risk assessment: A research note with experimental evidenceAccounting, Organizations and Society.  35:558-564. 2010
    2010 Discussion of "IFRS adoption in Europe and investment-cash flow sensitivity: Outsider versus insider economies" 2010
    2010 An Additional Source of Financial Analysts' Earnings Forecast ErrorsJournal of Accounting Auditing and Finance.  25:27-51. 2010
    2010 An additional source of financial analysts' earnings forecast errors: Imperfect adjustments for cost behavior 2010
    2010 Analysts' Earnings Forecast Errors and Cost BehaviorCenter for Accounting Research and Education Conference (CARE) at Nortre Dame University2010
    2007 The value relevance of accounting income reported by DAX-30 German companiesJournal of International Financial Management and Accounting.  18:151-191. 2007
    2007 Editorial Comment 2007
    2006 Developing countries converging with developed-country accounting standards: Evidence from South Africa and Mexico 2006
    2005 Assessing the Quality of International Accounting Standards Disclosures Across South Africa, the U.K. and the U.S.,' Co-Author: Sandra SheltonAdvances In International Accounting.  19:155-170. 2005
    2004 An Analysis of International Accounting Research in U.S. and Non-U.S. Based Academic Accounting JournalsJournal of International Accounting Research.  3:1-20. 2004
    2004 The Effect of Revised IAS 14 on Segment ReportingThe European Accounting Review.  13:213-234. 2004
    2001 High-Tech Incorporated: A Strategic Cost Management Accounting Writing Intensive CaseInstitute of Management Accountants: E-Journal2001
    1999 An analysis of the authorship of international accounting research in U.S. journals and AOS: 1980 through 1996 1999
    1999 Preliminary Support for the FASB's Revised Segment Reporting RequirementResearch in Accounting Regulation.  13:43-53. 1999
    1997 International Accounting, Financial Reporting and AnalysisThe Accounting Review.  177-178. 1997
    1996 Accounting Program Augmentation: NABA Meets the ChallengeAccounting Education: A Journal of Theory, Practice and Research.  1996:137-145. 1996
    1996 An Analysis of the Authorship of International Accounting Research in U.S. Journals and AOS 1996
    1996 Setting the Standards for Financial Reporting: FASB and the Struggle for Control of a Critical Process 1996
    1995 Enhancing Students' Professional Education through the National Association of Black AccountantsIssues in Accounting Education.  Spr1995:159-171. 1995
    1995 The Information Content of Geographic Segment DisclosuresAdvances In International Accounting.  31-45. 1995
    1993 Using case studies in teaching accounting: A quasi-experimental study 1993
    1993 An Analysis of International Accounting Research in U.S.Accounting Horizons1993
    1993 DR Scott's Conceptual FrameworkAccounting Historians Journal.  Dec 1993:95-116. 1993
    1992 Looking at Academics as a Career Option in a Tough EconomyChapter to Chapter1992
    1990 Municipal financial reporting and competition among underwriters for new issues of general obligation bondsContemporary Accounting Research.  6:573-592. 1990
    1989 Constructing a Production Line in Teaching Process CostingJournal of Education for Business.  10-14. 1989
    1989 Hierachy, History, and Human Nature: The Social Oorigins of Historical ConsciousnessAccounting Historians Journal.  242-245. 1989
    1989 Income Disclosure, Descriptive Power and Cash FlowsResearch in Accounting Regulation.  153-182. 1989
    1989 The Predictive Accuracy of Alternative Income Reporting Formats: An Empirical Investigation 1989
    1989 The Significance of an ‘Orientation Postulate’ 1989
    1988 On the use of electronic spreadsheet assignments in the cost accounting class 1988
    1986 Using Exponential Smoothing to Compute Recrurring IncomeManagement Accounting1986

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2016 Managerial Accounting 2016
    2012 AACSB 5th Year Maintenance Report 2012
    2012 Financial Reporting in Developing Countries 2012
    2005 IAS Versus U.S. GAAP: Assessing the Quality of Financial Reporting in South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  Ed. 18.  2005
    2005 Cost Accounting: Foundations and Evolutions 2005

    Research Overview

  • International Accounting, education pedagogy
  • Teaching Overview

  • International Accounting
    Cost Accounting
    Financial/Intermediate Accounting
  • Teaching Activities

  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • AC309 - Intermediate Acctg Corporate (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • AC309 - Intermediate Acctg Corporate (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • AC501 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • AC540 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AC540 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AC540 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AC540 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AC540 - International Accounting (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AC540 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AC540 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • AC501 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AC540 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AC540 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AC540 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AC540 - International Accounting (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AC441 - Intern Acc: Study Abroad (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AC540 - International Accounting (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AC401 - Cost Accounting (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • MBA608 - Cost Analysis and Dec. Making (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • MBA608 - Cost Analysis and Dec. Making (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AC540 - 1 (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • MBA610 - Strategic Cost Management (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • MBA610 - Strategic Cost Management (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • MBA610 - Strategic Cost Management (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AC440 - International Accounting (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • AC540 - 1 (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • AC464 - Accounting Internship (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • AC564 - Accounting Internship (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • AC441 - Intern Acc: Study Abroad (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • AC464 - Accounting Internship (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • AC541 - Intern Acc:Study Abroad (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • AC564 - Accounting Internship (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • AC464 - Accounting Internship (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • AC490 - Advanced Topics in Accounting (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • AC564 - Accounting Internship (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • AC590 - Advanced Topics in Accounting (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • Education And Training

  • HERS Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education, Residency
  • Harvard Business School, Residency
  • University of Missouri System, Residency
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting, University of Alabama 1985
  • Master of Accounting in Accounting and Related Services, University of Illinois System : Chicago 1976
  • Awards And Honors

  • UAB President's Diversity Champion Award, 2017
  • NABA Accounting Educator's Award, 2016
  • UAB President's Diversity Award, 2014
  • Award, 2009
  • Award, 2007
  • Award, 2006
  • Award, 2004
  • Award, 2001
  • Award, 1999
  • Award, 1998
  • Award, 1996
  • Award, 1992
  • Award, 1992
  • Award, 1990
  • Award, 1989
  • Award, 1987
  • Full Name

  • Jenice Prather-Kinsey