Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Massachusetts, 9/2012-Present
Accounting Judgment & Decision Making
Intermediate Financial Accounting
Introduction to Accounting
Behavioral Research in Accounting
Assistant Controller, 2005-2008, Millsaps College
Audit Manager, 2005, KPMG LLP
Senior/Staff Auditor, 2001-2004, KPMG LLP
Recent Honors & Awards
KPMG James Marwick Professor in Residence, Summer/Fall 2017
Recipient: Lilly Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. The Institute for Teaching Excellence & Faculty Development at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2016-2017
Isenberg Recognition for Teaching Excellence. University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2016
AAA/Deloitte Wildman Medal Award for "The Effect of Social Mismatch Between Staff Auditors and Client Management on the Collection of Audit Evidence" (with R. Hatfield), Published in the Accounting Review, 2015
KPMG Research Grant on Auditing Topics, 2013
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Grant, 2012-2013
Research Excellence Award. Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2012-2013
Beta Gamma Sigma Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, University of Alabama, 2012
Ph.D. Student Research Award, Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, University of Alabama, 2011
Bennett, G. B. and R. C. Hatfield. 2017. Do Approaching Deadlines Influence Auditors’ Materiality Assessments? Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory 36 (4).
Bennett, G. B., R. C. Hatfield, and C. Stefaniak. 2015. The Effect of Deadline Pressure on Pre-Negotiation Positions: A Comparison of Auditors and Client Management. Contemporary Accounting Research 32 (4): 1507-1528.
Bennett, G. B., and R. C. Hatfield. 2013. The Effect of the Social Mismatch Between Staff Auditors and Client Management on the Collection of Audit Evidence. The Accounting Review. 88 (1): 31-50.