Chad Simon

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor, and Huntsman Scholar Program Academic Director

Department(s):
  • Dean's Office
  • School of Accountancy

Chad Simon

Education

Ph.D., The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 2008
M.Acc., Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 2003
B.S., Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 2002

Awards

Undergraduate Faculty Mentor of the Year - 2020

Biography

Dr. Simon received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in 2008. He received his B.S. (Accounting) and Master of Accountancy degrees from Brigham Young University. He is currently the Academic Director of the Huntsman Scholar Program and teaches courses in financial accounting and auditing. His research work has been accepted for publication in The Accounting Review, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Review of Accounting Studies, and other journals. He and his wife, Jennifer, have six children, three girls and three boys.

News Articles

School of Accountancy Programs Ranked 34th and 37th by Public Accounting Report (The Huntsman Post - September 2013)

Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Simon, C., Smith, J.L, Zimbelman, M., (2018). The Influence of Judgment Decomposition on Auditors’ Fraud Risk Assessments: Some Tradeoffs. The Accounting Review; American Accounting Association, 93:5, 273-291. doi: https://doi.org/10.2308/accr-52024
  • Messier, W.F, Robertson, J.C, Simon, C., (2015). The effects of client management concessions and ingratiation attempts on auditors' trust and proposed adjustments. Advances in Accounting, 31:1, 80-90.
  • Campbell, J.L, Hansen, J., Simon, C., Smith, J.L, (2015). Audit Committee Stock Options and Financial Reporting Quality after the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory
  • Messier, W.F, Simon, C., Smith, J.L, (2013). Two Decades Of Behavioral Research On Analytical Procedures: What Have We Learned?. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 32:1, 139-181. doi: 10.2308/ajpt-50327
  • Burton, F.G, Emmett, S.A, Simon, C., Wood, D.A, (2012). Corporate Managers’ Reliance on Internal Auditor Recommendations. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory/American Accounting Association
  • Simon, C., (2012). Individual Auditors’ Identification of Relevant Fraud Schemes. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory/American Accounting Association
  • Wood, D.A, Messier, W.F, Reynolds, J.K, Simon, C., (2011). The Effect of Using the Internal Audit Function as a Management Training Ground on the External Auditor’s Reliance Decision. The Accounting Review/American Accounting Association, 86:6, 2131–2154.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

ACCT 6510 - Financial Auditing, Fall 2020
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Spring 2020
ACCT 6510 - Financial Auditing, Spring 2020
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Fall 2019
ACCT 6510 - Financial Auditing, Fall 2019
BUS 1700 - Huntsman Global Vision Lab, Fall 2019
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Spring 2019
ACCT 6510 - Financial Auditing, Spring 2019
ACCT 4510 - Auditing Principles and Techniques, Fall 2018
ACCT 6510 - Financial Auditing, Fall 2018
USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2018
ACCT 6250 - Accounting Concepts, Research, and Cases, Summer 2018
ACCT 4510 - Auditing Principles and Techniques, Spring 2018
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Spring 2018
ACCT 4510 - Auditing Principles and Techniques, Fall 2017
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Fall 2017
USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2017
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Spring 2017
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Spring 2017
ACCT 6510 - Financial Auditing, Spring 2017
ACCT 4510 - Auditing Principles and Techniques, Fall 2016
ACCT 6510 - Financial Auditing, Fall 2016
USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2016
ACCT 4510 - Auditing Principles and Techniques, Spring 2016
ACCT 6510 - Financial Auditing, Spring 2016
ACCT 4510 - Auditing Principles and Techniques, Fall 2015
ACCT 6510 - Financial Auditing, Fall 2015
USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2015
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Summer 2015
ACCT 4510 - Auditing Principles and Techniques, Fall 2014
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Fall 2014
ACCT 6510 - Financial Auditing, Fall 2014
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Summer 2014
ACCT 4510 - Auditing Principles and Techniques, Fall 2013
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Fall 2013
ACCT 6510 - Financial Auditing, Fall 2013
ACCT 4510 - Auditing Principles and Techniques, Spring 2013
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Spring 2013
ACCT 4510 - Auditing Principles and Techniques, Fall 2012
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Fall 2012