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Faculty and Staff

Kay W. Tatum

Kay W. Tatum

Associate Professor, Accounting

(305) 284-6903
Kosar Epstein 307

Research Interests

  • US and international auditing standards
  • Audit committees and corporate governance

Selected Publications

Prepared "Analysis of International Standards on Auditing," published in the AICPA Professional Standards

"Audit Committee Responsibility for Internal Control," The Corporate Board (coauthor with Burke and Guy)

"The New Standard on Predecessor-Successor Communications," The CPA Journal (coauthor with Munter)

"Applying SAS No. 55 in Audits of Small Businesses," Journal of Accountancy (coauthor with Monk). Reprinted in Implementing the Expectation Gap Auditing Standards, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Member, International Auditing Standards Subcommittee, American Institute of CPAs
  • Chair, Auditing Standards Committee, American Accounting Association
  • Interim Chairman, Department of Accounting, University of Miami
  • Senior Accountant, Audit Department, Mason, Nickels and Warner, CPAs


  • Ph.D., Texas Tech University
  • M.S., Texas Tech University
  • BBA, Texas Tech University


  • Auditing
  • Financial accounting
  • Audit committees

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