School of Accountancy
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1993; Master of Accountancy, University of Oklahoma, 1992; B.B.A., Texas Tech University, 1988
"An Effort Based Analysis of the Effects of Incentives on Decision-Aided Performance." with Janet Samuels. Under 2nd round review at Behavioral Research in Accounting.
"Effects of internal and external attributions on credibility." with Susan Havernack. Data analysis in progress. Target Journal: Behavioral Research in Accounting.
Arizona State University: 2000-present. Previous Appointments: University of Missouri-St. Louis, University of Oklahoma
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
School of Accountancy and Information Management Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1999; John W. Teets Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, 2001.
AAA Publications Committee, 2004-2007; Associate Editor, Advances in Accounting, 2002-2003; Ad Hoc Reviewer, The Accounting Review, Journal of Behavior Decision Making, Decision Sciences.
"Redefining Materiality: An Exercise to Restore Ethical Financial Reporting." with Govind Iyer. Advances in Accounting.
Lowe, D. J., P. M. Reckers and S. M. Whitecotton. "The Effects of Decision-Aid Use and Reliability on Jurors' Evaluations of Auditor Liability." The Accounting Review. (2002) 77: 185-202.
Kaplan, S.E., H. R. Reneau and S.M. Whitecotton. "The Effects of Predictive Ability Information, Locus of Control, and Decision Maker Involvement on Decision Aid Reliance." Journal of Behavioral Decision Making (2001) 14: 35-50.