Director and KPMG Professor of Accountancy
School of Accountancy
Ph.D., Major in Accountancy, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, 1982; M.A.S., Major in Accountancy, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, 1976; B.S., Major in Accounting, Arizona State University, 1974.
Behavioral and Ethical issues in decision making involving accounting and/or tax information among managers, auditors, tax preparers, and/or financial statement users.
Arizona State University: 1981-present.
Member of American Accounting Association; Former Editor, Behavioral Research in Accounting; Member of the Editorial Board for Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory; Ad Hoc Reviewer for The Accounting Review.
S. E. Kaplan, and E. G. Mauldin. "Auditor rotation and the appearance of independence: Evidence from nonprofessional investors," Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2008
C. Blanthorne, and S. E. Kaplan. "An egocentric model of the relation among the opportunity to underreport, ethical beliefs about underreporting and underreporting behavior," Accounting, Organizations and Society, 2008
S. E. Kaplan, E. O'Donnell, and B. Arel. "The influence of auditor experience on the persuasiveness of information provided by management," Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 2008