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Troy Janes

Troy Janes

Clinical Associate Professor


PhD, Accounting, University of Michigan
BA, Accounting, Utah State University
CPA, Pennsylvania


Troy Janes has extensive academic and professional experience in accounting.  He has served on the faculty of the University at Buffalo, Rutgers University and Purdue University.  He has taught classes at the graduate and undergraduate level in auditing, forensic accounting and financial accounting.  His research interests include the role of accounting information in predicting financial distress and the use of accounting information in financial contracting, and his research on behavioral influences in stock markets has been featured in The Economist, Forbes, and The New York Times.  Dr. Janes' professional experience includes time as an auditor and real estate consultant at Ernst & Young and as assistant controller in a real estate management company.  He has earned a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Michigan and a BA in accounting from Utah State University.  Dr. Janes is licensed as a CPA in Pennsylvania.

  • the CPA exam

    The American Institute of CPA's is conducting a Practice Analysis to develop the next version of the CPA Exam. Purdue's Accounting Professor Troy Janes is representing the academic sector on the twelve person Sponsor Advisory Group

Phone: (765) 49-44456
Office: KCTR 232

Area(s) of Expertise

CPA Examination, Occupational Fraud, Financial Statement Fraud