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Andrew Kitto

Assistant Professor



PhD, Accounting, University of Florida, 2017
M.S. in Accounting, Boston College, 2009
BS in Management, Boston College, 2008

Academic Appointments

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Washington, 2017-2018
Assistant Professor of Accounting, UMass Amherst, 2018-Present
Economic Research Fellow, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, 2018-2019
Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Washington, 2017-2018

Recent Honors / Awards

Economic Research Fellowship at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, 2018-2019

Research Interests

Industrial Organization
Auditor Regulation
Financial Reporting Quality

Teaching Interests

  • Financial Statement Auditing
  • Financial Accounting

Selected Publications

“The Effects of Non-Big 4 Mergers on Audit Efficiency and Audit Market Competition,” Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming.


Editorial and Review Activities 

Editorial Board for The Accounting Review 2020-Present