Joshua Hunt PhD

 Joshua Hunt PhD

Department

  • Adkerson School of Accountancy

Discipline

  • Accountancy

Title

  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Contacts

joh105@msstate.edu
Office: (662) 325-7082
300-I McCool Hall

Overview

Education:

  • Ph D, Accounting, University of Arkansas, 2018
  • MS, Statistics and Business Analytics, University of Arkansas, 2017
  • Master of Accountancy, , University of Arkansas, 2013
  • MA in Teaching, Mathematics, Louisiana Tech University, 2011
  • BS, Mathematics, Louisiana Tech University, 2008

Research interests:

Business Analytics
Machine learning algorithms
Outlier analysis
Clustering
Measuring model fit
Capital Markets

Presentations

Paper

  • "Predicting accounting misstatements using machine learning." Accounting Horizons Data Analytics, American Accounting Association, New York, New York. 2019
  • "Improving earnings predictions with machine learning." Accounting Horizons Data Analytics Conference, American Accounting Association, New York, New York. 2019
  • "Improving earnings predictions with machine learning." University of Tennessee Research Workshop Series, University of Tennessee, University of Tennessee-Knoxville. 2019
  • "Appointing audit committee directors." Emory Accounting Research Workshop, Emory University, Emory University. 2019
  • "Appointing audit committee directors." University of Arkansas Accounting Research Conference, University of Arkansas, University of Arkansas - Fayetteville. 2019
  • "Appointing audit committee directors." University of Tennessee Accounting Research Conference, University of Tennessee, University of Tennessee-Knoxville. 2019
  • "Appointing audit committee directors." University of Tennessee Accounting Research Workshop series, University of Tennessee, University of Tennessee-Knoxville. 2019
  • "Using machine learning to predict auditor switches: how the threat of switching auditors affects audit quality." University of Texas at Arlington Accounting Research Workshop, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at Arlington. 2019
  • "Predicting accounting misstatements using machine learning." Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy Research Workshop Series, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State University-Starkville. 2019
  • "Using machine learning to predict auditor switches: how the threat of switching auditors affects audit quality." Richard C. Adkerson School of Accounting Research Workshop Series, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State University-Starkville. 2019
  • "Improving earnings predictions with machine learning." Lancaster University Accounting Research Conference, Lancaster University, Lancaster. 2019
  • "Predicting accounting misstatements using machine learning." Arkansas Accounting Research Conference, University of Arkansas, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. 2018