University of Southern California

Sarah Bonner
Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone: 
213-740-5025
Education: 
PhD, University of Michigan; MA, George Washington University; BS, Wake Forest University

Overview

Sarah Bonner is a leader in the study of judgment and decision making. Her book, Judgment and Decision Making in Accounting (2008) develops a framework that synthesizes research in psychology and economics. She has published in the Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, and Accounting, Organizations and Society. She serves on the editorial board of Contemporary Accounting Research, and previously served on the board of The Accounting Review. Professor Bonner has received two National Science Foundation grants, the American Accounting Association's Outstanding Dissertation Award, the USC-Mellon Award for Excellence in Mentoring, and the Evan C. Thompson Faculty Mentoring and Leadership Award.

Research

Categorization Bias in Intra-Industry Information Transfer 2013
Cognitive Processes and Knowledge as Determinants of Auditor Expertise 1991