Faculty Profile

Dr. Divesh Sharma

Dr. Divesh Sharma

Full Professor
Accounting
  • PhD - Griffith University, Australia
  • Other - Graduate Certificate in HIgher Education - Griffith University
  • MS - University of Canterbury
  • BBA - University of Canterbury
dsharma2@kennesaw.edu
470-578-3593
Burruss Building 202

Certifications
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Chartered Accountant
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Research Interest
  • Auditing Financial Accounting Corporate Governance
Publications
  • Non-audit Services and Auditor Independence
  • Audit Partner Rotation and Financial Reporting Quality
  • Environmental Initiatives and Earnings Management
  • Do Former Audit Firm Partners on Audit Committees Procure Greater Non-Audit Services from the Auditor?
  • Non-Audit Services and Knowledge Spillovers: Evidence from New Zealand.
Presentations
  • American Real Estate Society Annual Conference - Seller-Paid Sales Incentives in a Cold Real Estate Market
  • AAA Midyear Auditing Conference - Major Customer Reliance and Auditor Going-Concern Decisions
  • American Real Estate Society Annual Conference - “Effectiveness of REIT Audit Strategies Designed to Signal Financial Transparency and Increase Capital Investment after the Financial Crisis,”
  • Academy of Business Research - Effectiveness of REIT Audit Strategies Designed to Signal Financial Transparency and Increase Capital Investment after the Financial Crisis
  • Financial Reporting and Business Communication Conference - The Association between Client Importance and Financial Reporting Quality in New Zealand
Awards and Honors
  • KSU Foundation Prize for Publication
  • Distinguished Research Faculty
  • SSRN Top-10
  • Brigham Young University Accounting Research Ranking - I am ranked number 9 in the world for publishing in top-3 journals (TAR, JAR and JAE) on archival audit research by Brigham Young University - January
  • Brigham Young University Accounting Research Ranking - I am ranked number 14 in the world in archival audit research by Brigham Young University  January