Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

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Nate Newton

Assistant Professor and MOCPA Faculty Scholar
Cornell Hall
Office Hours: 
Tuesday: 11:00 am-12:00 pm, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am-12:00 pm or by appt.
(573) 884-8861

Nate Newton is an assistant professor of accountancy and the Missouri Society of CPAs (MSCPA) Faculty Scholar. He earned a Ph.D. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and Bachelor of Science and Master of Accountancy degrees from Brigham Young University. Previously, he worked for KPMG, LLP in Salt Lake City and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Utah. He conducts research relating to auditors’ incentives and their interactions with regulators and the financial markets. Nate teaches introductory audit classes to seniors and graduate students. He received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Student in 2013 and the O’Brien Excellence in Teaching Award in 2016. Nate, his wife Courtney, and their three children enjoy spending time together, particularly in outdoor activities.


Journal Articles

Newton, N. J. 2018. When Analysts Speak, Do Auditors Listen? Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, forthcoming

Albrecht, A., E. Mauldin, and N. J. Newton. 2017. Do Auditors Recognize the Potential Dark Side of Executives’ Accounting Competence? The Accounting Review, forthcoming.

Bentley-Goode, K. A., N. J. Newton, and A. M. Thompson. 2017. Business Strategy, Internal Control Over Financial Reporting, and Audit Reporting Quality. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 36(4): 49-69.

Wolfe, C. J., B. C. Fitzgerald, and N. J. Newton. 2017. The Effect of Partition Dependence on Assessing Accounting Estimates. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory 36(3): 185-197.

Newton, N. J., J. S. Persellin, D. Wang, and M. S. Wilkins. 2016. Internal Control Opinion Shopping and Audit Market Competition. The Accounting Review 91(2): 603-623.

Newton, N. J., D. Wang, and M. S. Wilkins. 2013. Does a Lack of Choice Lead to Lower Quality? Evidence from Auditor Competition and Client Restatements. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory 32(3): 31-67.