Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Massachusetts, 7/15-Present
Recent Honors & Awards
Isenberg Teaching Excellence Award, 2020
Management Accounting Section Best Early Career Researcher, 2020
Lybrand Silver Medal (with C. Blake, M. Shackell, and P. Trafford), 2020
Isenberg Research Excellence Award, 2019
IMA/Management Accounting Section Best Dissertation Award (Runner-Up), 2016
Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, 2014-2015
Bentley, J.W., R.J. Bloomfield, S. Davidai, and M. Ferguson. Identifying Insincere and Sincere Bias Through Post-Report Interactions. The Accounting Review, forthcoming (scheduled for the September 2021 issue).
Bentley, J.W., T.A. Lambert, and E.Y. Wang. 2021. The Effect of Increased Audit Disclosure on Managers’ Real Operating Decisions: Evidence from Disclosing Critical Audit Matters. The Accounting Review 96 (1): 23-40.
Bentley, J.W., C. Blake, M. Shackell, and P. Trafford. 2020. Let Me Explain! Strategic Finance (March 2020).
Bentley, J.W. 2019. Decreasing Operational Distortion and Surrogation through Narrative Reporting. The Accounting Review 94 (3): 27-55.
Bentley, J.W., T.E. Christensen, K.H. Gee, and B.C. Whipple. 2018. Disentangling Managers’ and Analysts’ Non-GAAP Reporting. Journal of Accounting Research 56 (4): 1039-1081.