James Lawson

James Lawson

Assistant Professor of Accounting
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About James Lawson

Education

  • PhD, Business Administration (Accounting), University of Alabama, 2021.
  • MSA, Accounting, Wake Forest University, 2015.
  • BA, English, Accounting, Economics, Wingate University, 2014.

Recent and Representative Publications

Gillette, D., Lawson, J., Stinson, S., (2023) Fill in the Blank? A Discussion of Prefilled Tax Returns in the U.S.. The ATA Journal of Legal Tax Research.https://doi.org/10.2308/JLTR-2022-005

Wood, A. D., Achhpilia, P. M., Adams, T. M., Aghazadeh, S., Akinyele, K., Akpan, M., Allee, D. K., Allen, M. A., Almer, D. E., Ames, D., Arity, V., Barr-Pulliam, D., Basoglu, A. K., Belnap, A., Bentley, W. J., Berg, T., Berglund, R. N., Berry, E., Bhandari, A., Bhuyan, N. M., Black, W. P., Blondeel, E., Bond, D., Bonrath, A., Borthick, F. A., Boyle, S. E., Bradford, M., Brandon, M. D., Brazel, F. J., Brockbank, G. B., Burger, M., Byzalov, D., Cannon, N. J., Caro, C., Carr, H. A., Cathey, J., Cating, R., Charron, K., Chavez, S., Chen, J., Chen, C. J., Chen, W. J., Cheng, C., Cheng, X., Christensen, E. B., Church, S. K., Cicone, J. N., Constance, P., Cooper, A. L., Correia, L. C., Coyne, J., Cram, A. W., Curtis, A., Daigle, J. R., Dannemiller, S., Davenport, A. S., Dawson, S. G., De Meyst, J. K., Dell, S., Demirkan, S., Denison, A. C., Desai, H., DeSimone, S., Diehl, M. L., Dimes, R., Dong, B., Donnelly, A., du Pon, A., Duan, K. H., Duffey, A., Dunn, T. R., Durkin, P. M., Dzuranin, C. A., Eberle, M. R., Ege, S. M., El Mahdy, D., Esplin, A., Eulerich, M., Everaert, P., Farah, N., Farish, L., Favere-Marchesi, M., Fayard, D., Filosa, R. J., Ford, M., Franz, R. D., Fulmer, P. B., Fulmer, S., Furner, Z. Z., Gantman, S., Garner, S., Garrett, J., Geng, X., Golden, J., Goldman, W., Gomez, J., Gooley, M., Granitto, P. S., Green, Y. K., Greenman, L. C., Gupta, G., Guymon, N. R., Hale, K., Harper, J. C., Hartt, A. S., Hawk, H., Hawkins, R. S., Hawkins, M. E., Hay, C. D., Heinzelmann, R., Henderson, D. C., Hendricks, E. B., Heninger, G. W., Hill, S. M., Holden, N., Holderness, K. D., Holt, P. T., Hoopes, L. J., Hsieh, S., Huang, F., Huang, H., Huang, T., Huels, W. B., Hunter, K., Hurley, J. P., Inger, K., Islam, S., Ison, I., Issa, H., Jackson, B. A., Jackson, C. S., Janvrin, J. D., Jimenez, D. P., Johanson, D., Judd, S. J., Kawada, S. B., Kelton, S. A., Kern, S., Kerr, N. J., Keune, B. M., Kim, M., Knox, D. B., Kogan, G., Kotb, A., Krane, R., Kremin, J., Krieg, S. K., Kugel, J., Kulset, M. E., Kuruppu, C., LaDuca, G., Lamberton, A. B., Lamboy-Ruiz, A. M., Lang, B., Larocque, A. S., Larson, P. M., Lawson, P. B., Lawson, J., Lee, L., Lenk, M. M., Li-Kuehne, M., Liljegren, J., Lin, Y., Liu, W., Liu, Z., Lock, B., Long, H. J., Loraas, T., Lowensohn, S., Loy, R. T., Lyngstadaas, H., Maas, W., MacGregor, E. J., Madsen, Ã. D., Malone, L. C., Margolin, M., Marshall, E. M., Martin, M. R., Mpofu, M. C., McCoy, C., McGuigan, C. N., McSwain, N. D., Meckfessel, D. M., Mellon, J. M., Melton, S. O., Mercado, M. J., Mitsuda, S., Modugu, K., Moehrle, S., Chaghervand, M. A., Moffitt, K., Moon, S. J., Muehlmann, B., Murray, J., Mwaungulu, S. E., Myers, N., Naegle, C. J., Ndicu, J. M., Nelson, S. A., Nguyen, L. A., Niederkofler, T., Nikbakht, E., O'Brien, D. A., Ogunade, M. K., O'Leary, D., Oler, J. M., Oler, K. D., Olsen, J. K., Otalor, I. J., Outlaw, W. K., Ozlanski, E. M., Parlier, J., Paterson, S. J., Pearson, A. C., Petersen, J. M., Petra, T. S., Pickard, D. M., Pickerd, J., Pinsker, R., Plante, C., Plečnik, M. J., Price, A. R., Quick, A. L., Raedy, J., Raschke, R., Ravenscraft, J., Richardson, V., Rixom, A. B., Robertson, F. J., Rock, I., Romney, A. M., Rozario, A., Ruff, F. M., Rupley, K., Saeedi, A., Saiewitz, A., Salzsieder, W. L., Sarkar, S., Saulls, M., Scanlan, A. T., Schaefer, J. T., Schaupp, D., Schneider, P. G., Seebeck, A., Sellers, D. R., Seto, C. S., Sevel, R., Shan, Y., Sherwood, G. M., Singorahardjo, M., Skaftadottir, K. H., Skomra, J., Smith, L. J., Smith, O. D., Smith, J., Snow, C. M., Sommerfeldt, D. R., Sorensen, B. K., Sorensen, L. T., Spieler, C. A., Stallings, A. M., Stallings, L., Stancill, A., Stanley, D. J., Stefaniak, M. C., Stephens, M. N., Stewart, W. B., Stratopoulos, C. T., Street, D., Subedi, M., Summers, L. S., Sundkvist, H. C., Synn, C., Tadesse, A., Tapis, P. G., Tassin, K., Taylor, S., Teal, M., Teeter, R., Tharapos, M., Theis, C. J., Thomas, J., Thompson, S. K., Thornock, A. T., Tietz, W., Travalent, M. A., Trinkle, S. B., Truelson, M. J., Turner, C. M., Vagner, B., Vakilzadeh, H., van der Geest, J., van Pelt, V., Vandervelde, D. S., Vega, J., Vera-Muñoz, S., Villanueva, B., Vincent, E. N., Wagener, M., Walton, S., Warne, C. R., Watanabe, V. O., Watson, D., Watson, W. M., Weber, J., Weirich, T., West, N. A., Wilford, L. A., Wilson, B. A., Winrow, B., Winrow, T., Winrow, S. T., Wiseman, D., Witte, L. A., Wood, D. B., Wood, J., Woolley, D., Wright, S. N., Wu, J., Xiong, X., Yatsenko, D., Yazzie, E. C., Young, M. G., Zhang, C., Zimmerman, B. A., Zoet, E., (2023) The ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence Chatbot: How Well Does It Answer Accounting Assessment Questions?. Issues in Accounting Education. 38(4), 81-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.2308/issues-2023-013

Street, D., Lawson, J., Hermanson, D., (2022) Detecting and Resolving ‘Dirty’ Data: 10 Steps to Better Business Insights. The CPA Journal. 96(7/8), 36-41. https://www.cpajournal.com/2022/10/03/detecting-and-resolving-dirty-dat…

Lawson, J., Doxey, M., Lopez, T., Swanquist, Q., (2021) Do Investors Care Who Did the Audit? Early Evidence on the Informativeness of Form AP. Journal of Accounting Research. 59(5), 1741-1782. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-679X.12392

Lawson, J., Doxey, M., Stinson, S., (2021) The Effects of Prefilled Tax Returns on Taxpayer Compliance. Journal of the American Taxation Association. 43(2), 63-85. http://doi.org/10.2308/JATA-18-055

Street, D., Lawson, J., (2021) Detecting Dirty Data Using SQL: Rigorous House Insurance Case. Journal of Accounting Education. 55, 100714. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaccedu.2021.100714

Recent Courses Taught

  • ACFM 325, Corp,Partnrship,Gift,EstateTax.
  • ACFM 104, Foundations of Accounting I.
  • ACFM 324, Individual Federal Income Tax.
  • ACFM 311, Teaching Assistant in ACFM.

Awards and Honors

  • JATA Best Paper Award, American Taxation Association, (2021).
  • Best Paper by Emerging Scholar Award, Accounting, Behavior and Organizations Conference, (2018).

Further Information

Contact Details

Location

238 Holmes Hall