Curriculum Vitae

Latin for “course of life”

JOSHUA O. S. HUNT, CPA


ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA

Adjunct Instructor: September 2022 - Present.

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

Assistant Professor: August 2018 – August 2022.

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Research Assistant and Instructor: 2013-2018.

Graduate Assistant: 2012-2013.

EDUCATION

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

PhD in Business Administration - Accounting Emphasis – Completed Summer 2018

Master of Statistics and Business Analytics – Completed 2017

Master of Accountancy – Completed 2013

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA

Master of Arts in Teaching - Mathematics Emphasis – Completed 2011

Bachelor of Science – Mathematics Major, Finance Minor – Completed 2008

RESEARCH

Interests

Business Analytics

Accounting

Dissertation

“A Data Analytics Approach to Classification in an Accounting Setting: Predicting Changes in Earnings”

Committee: Vernon Richardson (Chair), Cory Cassell, David Douglas, and James Myers

Publications

Hunt, J. O., Rosser, D. M., & Rowe, S. P. (2020). Using machine learning to predict auditor switches: How the likelihood of switching affects audit quality among non-switching clients. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 106785.

Hunt, J., Myers, J., & Myers, L. (2021). Improving earnings predictions with machine learning. Forthcoming Accounting Horizons.

Hunt, E., Hunt, J., Richardson, V., & David, R. (2021). Auditor Response to Estimated Misstatement Risk: A Machine Learning Approach. Forthcoming Accounting Horizons.

Circulated Work

Cunningham, L., Hunt, J., and Short, J. Appointing audit committee directors.

Dearden, S., Hunt, E., Hunt, J., and Richardson, V. Combining expert expectations with machine learning: An analysis of bank going concern opinions before and after the financial crisis.

Hunt, E., Hunt, J., and Rosser, D. The effect of lockdowns during the pandemic on audit outcomes.

Works in Progress

Hunt, E., Hunt, J., and Kang, Dae. A Simple Way to Measure Binary Model Fit.

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

AAA FARS Section Midyear – 2014, 2015, 2017

Arkansas Accounting Research Conference – 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

OSU Accounting Research Conference – 2015, 2018

AAA Audit Section Midyear – 2017, 2018, 2019

AAA AIS Section Midyear - 2019

AAA Southwest Regional Meeting – 2017

AAA Accounting Information Systems Section Bootcamp - 2017

TEACHING INTERESTS

Business Analytics

Accounting Information Systems

Cost/Management Accounting

Financial Accounting

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Mississippi State University

Accounting Data Analytics - 2021

Accounting Information Systems II -2021, 2022

Accounting Information Systems I – 2018, 2019, 2020

Principles of Financial Accounting – 2019

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Intermediate Accounting II – 2014, 2015

Accounting Principles I – 2015

Cost Accounting – 2016, 2018

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Public Accountant, Arkansas

SERVICE

Ad Hoc Reviewer

International Journal of Accounting Information Systems – 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Journal of Information systems - 2020

Accounting Horizons – 2018, 2019, 2022

Review of Accounting Studies - 2021

Finance Research Letters - 2022

Committees

Accounting Horizons Data Analytics Conference 2019 Scientific Committee Member

Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy Curriculum Committee and Strategic Planning Committee

MSU College of Business Scholarship Committee

Editorial Board

International Journal of Accounting Information Systems Editorial Board Member - 2022

Honors

Mississippi State University College of Business undergraduate critical thinking project design 2019

Accounting Information Systems (including topics about technology in accounting)” track for the Best Reviewer’s Award HARC 2022

PROGRAMMING EXPERIENCE

R, SAS, SAS Enterprise Miner, SPSS Miner, Microsoft SQL server, Stata, Python