Mendoza School of Business

Jessica Watkins

Assistant Professor
  384 Mendoza College of Business
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Jessica Watkins is an Assistant Professor of Accountancy. Jessica’s research centers on capital market participants’ use of accounting information and disclosure. She teaches Corporate Financial Reporting to undergraduates in the Mendoza College of Business. Prior to joining the faculty, Jessica worked as an auditor at PwC and received her Ph.D. from Indiana University and her M.S.A. and B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.

Ph D, Indiana University
MS, University of Notre Dame
BBA, University of Notre Dame

Areas of Expertise
Financial Accounting
Financial Disclosure
Market Efficiency

"Consequences of Prescribed Disclosure Timeliness: Evidence from Acceleration of the Form 8-K Filing Deadline", The Accounting Review, 97, 2022

"Managers’ Strategic Use of Concurrent Disclosure: Evidence from 8-K Filings and Press Releases", (With Caleb Rawson, Brady Twedt), The Accounting Review, 98

"Usefulness of Interest Income Sensitivity Disclosures", (With Mei Cheng, Leslie Hodder), The Accounting Review, 96, 2021