Education

  • PhD, Bond University
  • Master of Accounting, Bond University
  • Bachelor of Business, Griffith University

Selected Publications

  • Free, C., A. J. Trotman, and K. T. Trotman. 2021. How Audit Committee Chairs Address Information-Processing Barriers. The Accounting Review 96 (1): 147-169.
  • Dodgson, M., and A. J. Trotman. 2021. Lessons Learned: Challenges when Conducting Interview-based Research in Auditing and Methods of Coping. Auditing: A Journal of Theory & Practice (Forthcoming).
  • Kang, Y., M. D. Piercey, and A. J. Trotman. 2020. Does an Audit Judgment Rule Increase or Decrease Auditors’ use of Innovative Audit Procedures. Contemporary Accounting Research 37 (1): 297-321.
  • Trotman, A. J., and K. Duncan. 2018. Internal Audit Quality: Insights from Audit Committees, Management and Internal Auditors. Auditing: A Journal of Theory & Practice 37 (4): 235-259.
  • Kang, Y., A. J. Trotman, and K. T. Trotman, 2015. The Effect of an Audit Judgment Rule on Audit Committee Members’ Professional Skepticism: The Case of Accounting Estimates. Accounting, Organizations & Society 46: 59-76.
  • A. J. Trotman, and K. T. Trotman. 2015. Internal Audit’s Role in GHG Emissions and Energy Reporting: Evidence from Audit Committees, Senior Accountants and Internal Auditors. Auditing: A Journal of Theory & Practice 34(1): 199-230.

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Andrew Trotman’s research interests are in auditing and corporate governance. Professor Trotman conducts research on the effect of audit standards on auditor and audit committee decision-making and behaviors, auditor professional skepticism, the judgment and decision-making quality of corporate governance and financial reporting stakeholders, and the role of accountants in corporate social responsibility.

Professor Trotman teaches Corporate Financial Reporting in the MS-MBA program, and Financial Accounting & Reporting in the undergraduate program.

Services to the Profession

Professor Trotman is a member of the American Accounting Association and serves on the editorial board of Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory.

Awards & Recognition

  • Harold A. Mock Professor. D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University (2019-2021).
  • Teaching Excellence and Innovation Award. D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University (2019).
  • Center for Audit Quality. Research Advisory Board (RAB) Grant Program. “Understanding how the Key Interactions within the Financial Reporting Supply Chain impact Audit Quality” with Ken Trotman and Arnie Wright. US$28,000. (2019)
  • IAASB/ICAS/IAAER Research Grant. Informing the IAASB Standard-Setting Process. Project: Collaboration, Coordination and Communication Challenges in Global Group Audits: Evidence from Component Audit Teams. GBP20,000. (2016)
  • Foundation for Audit Research (FAR) Research Project. Collaboration, Coordination and Communication Challenges in Global Group Audits: Evidence from Component Audit Teams. (2016)