Robert  Allen
  • David Eccles Scholar, School Of Business

Research Statement

Auditor treatment of errors, risk assessment, analytical procedures, confirmation effectiveness, audit regulation, and standard setting.


  • ROBERT D ALLEN (2022) Growing Our Impact, New Faculty Consortium. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/04/2022.
  • ROBERT D ALLEN (2021) Growing Our Impact, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/05/2021.
  • ROBERT D ALLEN (2021) Temple University 2021 Impact Summit: Industry-Academia Research Partnerships. Panel, Presented, 03/31/2021.
  • ROBERT D ALLEN (2021) The new audit evidence standard as a framework for critical thinking and decision making, Utah Association of CPAs. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/29/2021.
  • ROBERT D ALLEN (2019) Motivating students by motivating yourself, AAA Conference on Teaching and Learning. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/03/2019.
  • ROBERT D ALLEN (2019) Teaching Tips, New Faculty Consortium. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/01/2019.
  • ROBERT D ALLEN (2018) Teaching Inspirations from Cook Prize Winners. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/06/2018.
  • ROBERT D ALLEN (2017) Winter Oak: Cultivating passion for teaching, AAA TLC Mid-year meeting, Tampa, FL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/17/2017.
  • ROBERT D ALLEN (2017) Best practices in teaching with cases in upper-level accounting classes. Presentation, Presented, 08/08/2017.
  • ROBERT D ALLEN (2017) Winter Oak: Cultivating passion for teaching. Presentation, Presented, 08/05/2017.
  • ROBERT D ALLEN, & Jack Brittain. (2016) Brokered Deposits and Other Alternative Funding Sources for Banks. Presentation, Presented, 08/11/2016.
  • AAA Public Interest Section Mid-Year Meeting, Washington DC. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2016.
  • ROBERT D ALLEN (2014) Accounting Faculty and Civic Engagement, AAA Western Region . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/26/2014.


  • Robert Allen (2019). Winter Oak: Inspiring Passion for Teaching. Issues in Accounting Education. Vol. 34, 11-21. Discipline based - refereed, Published, 05/01/2019.
  • Robert D. Allen (2013). US government spending, the national debt and the role of accounting educators. Journal of Accounting Education. Vol. 31, 215-231. Teaching - refereed, Published, 07/2013.
  • Allen, R., & Kozloski, Elder, O'Donnell, Ramsay, Shelton, Thibodeau. (2009). PCAOB Rulemaking Docket Matter No. 025: Proposed Auditing Standard--Engagement Quality Review. Current Issues in Auditing (American Accounting Association). 2, Issue 2, C1-C4. Practice - refereed, Published, 01/2009.
  • Allen, R., & D. Hermanson, T. Kozlowski, and R. Ramsey. (2006). Auditor risk assessment: Insights from the academic literature. Accounting Horizons. 20, 157-177. Discipline based - refereed, Published, 06/2006.
  • Allen, R., & R. Elder. (2005). A longitudinal investigation of auditor error projection decisions. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. 24, 69-84. Discipline based - refereed, Published, 11/2005.
  • Elder, R. and R. Allen. (2003). A longitudinal field investigation of auditor risk assessments and sample size decisions.. The Accounting Review. 78, 983-1002. Discipline based - refereed, Published, 10/2003.
  • M. Swain, R. Allen, D. Cottrell, and K. Pexton. (2002). Revenue Recognition in the Internet economy. Issues in Accounting Education. 17, 389-400. Teaching - refereed, Published, 11/2002.
  • I. Nelson, V. Vendrzyk, J. Quirin and R. Allen. (2002). Longitudinal study of the quality of accounting graduates.. Issues in Accounting Education. 17, 269-288. Teaching - refereed, Published, 08/2002.
  • Allen, R. and R. Elder. (2001). An empirical investigation of the effectiveness of balance and invoice confirmations.. The Journal of Forensic Accounting. 0. Discipline based - refereed, Published, 12/2001.
  • Allen, R., & J. Loebbecke. (2000). Northeastern savings bank. Journal of Accounting Case Research. 0, 135-146. Teaching - refereed, Published, 2000.
  • Allen, R., & Mark Beasley and Bruce Branson. (1999). Improving analytical procedures: A case of using disaggregate multilocation data.. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory. 18, 128-142. Discipline based - refereed, Published, 1999.
  • Allen, R., & D. Ray Strong. (1999). Are we giving fraud perpetrators a license to steal?. Internal Auditing. 0, 3-6. Practice - refereed, Published, 1999.