Susan Jane Jollineau

Susan Jane Jollineau
Phone: (619) 260-2766
Office: Olin Hall 218

Distinguished Professor of Accounting

  • PhD, Duke University, Accounting
  • MBA, University of Alberta, Accounting and Finance
  • BBA, University of New Brunswick

Jane Jollineau joined the University of San Diego School of Business after 21 years at the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington, where she was the Deloitte Touche Professor of Accounting.

She has co-authored a number of widely used cases and has earned multiple teaching awards, including the prestigious Paccar Award. Jollineau has taught at INSEAD (France) and at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). She has served as editor of The Accounting Review and served on the editorial board of several academic journals.

Jollineau's research interests include the effects of human behavior on decision-making, financial reporting and auditing. She has served in a number of administrative positions including Chair of the Foster School Accounting Department and Chair of the Promotion and Tenure Committee.

Awards

  • Senior Faculty Research Award, 2014
  • Best Paper Award, American Accounting Association, Journal of Management Accounting Research for "Subordinates as the First Line of Defense Against Biased Financial Reporting," 2013
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers IFRS Ready Grant, 2008-2009
  • MBA Professor of the Quarter Teaching Award (University of Washington), 2001, 2002, 2008
  • Paccar Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Washington, 2004
  • William and Helen Fowler Award for Special Achievement, University of Washington, 2004
  • American Accounting Association, ABO Section Outstanding Dissertation Award for Supervision of Brooke Elliott’s Dissertation, 2003
  • American Accounting Association, ABO Section Outstanding Dissertation Award for Supervision of Kim Sawers’ Dissertation, 2002
  • American Accounting Association, ABO Section Outstanding Dissertation Award for Supervision of Lisa Sedor’s Dissertation, 2001

Selected Publications

  • Jollineau, J., Durkin, M. (2017) Understanding and Improving Judgments and Decisions in Accounting, Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group.
  • Bowen, R., Jollineau, J., Lougee, B. (2014) WaMu's Option-ARM Strategy, Issues in Accounting Education, 29(4), 557-575.
  • Jollineau, J., Tanlu, L., Winn, A. (2014) Evaluating Proposed Remedies for Credit Rating Agency Failures, The Accounting Review, 89(4), 1399-1420.
  • Bowen, R., Jollineau, J., Margheim, L. (2013) iRobot Corporation's Intellectual Property: Accounting For Research and Development Under US GAAP Versus IFRS, Journal of Business Case Studies, 9(4).
  • Jollineau, J., Vance, T., Webb, A. (2012) Subordinates as the First Line of Defense Against Biased Financial Reporting, Journal of Management Accounting Research, 24(December ), 1-24.