Karen Otto

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Karen Otto

McClelland Hall 301L
1130 E. Helen St.
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

  • Auditing
  • Financial accounting
  • Information systems


DBA in Accounting, Boston University, 1999


  • Acct 461/561, Accounting Information Systems

Publications and Working Papers

  • “The Effect of Audit Quality on the Cost of Equity Capital,” Unpublished Dissertation
  • “Forecast Bias and the Earnings Response Coefficient,” Otto, K.
  • “The Value Relevance of Discontinued Operations Disclosures,” Dunn, P. and K. Otto

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • American Accounting Association

Awards and Honors

  • Boston University School of Management Award for Outstanding Teaching in Graduate Level Courses