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Patrick Kelly

Associate Professor
Department Chairperson, Accountancy Department Chair

Contact Information:

pkelly@providence.edu
401-865-1266
Koffler Hall 214

Education:

Ph.D. - Accounting University of Connecticut

Area(s) of Expertise:

Public Interest Accounting Issues, Ethics Education, Casino Gambling, Workplace Fraud

Awards and Honors:

Teaching Excellence Award - Providence College School of Business
MBA Outstanding Faculty Award - Providence College School of Business
Outstanding Author Contribution Award - Literati Network Awards for Excellence - 2012
Award for Best Paper authored by a Ph.D. student, Eighth Symposium on Ethics Researching Accounting - American Accounting Association
Outstanding Accounting Teaching Assistant Award - University of Connecticut

Selected Publications:

Kelly, Patrick., Earley, Christine. (2011). Ethical Leaders in Accounting. Advances in Accounting Education, 12, 53-76.

Kelly, Patrick., Hartley, Carol. (2010). Casino Gambling and Workplace Fraud A Cautionary Tale for Managers. Management Research News,,

Goodrich, Peter., Camp, Julia., Kelly, Patrick. (2010). Management Accounting Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Today's Global Music Industry. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Eds. Golriz Lucina. 9 (12), 89-96.

Kelly, Patrick., Earley, Christine. (2009). Leadership and Organizational Culture: Lessons Learned from Arthur Andersen. Accounting and the Public Interest, 9, 129-147.

Earley, Christine., Kelly, Patrick. (2004). A Note On Ethics Educational Interventions in an Undergraduate Auditing Course: Is There an 'Enron' Effect?. Issues In Accounting Education, 19 (1), 53-71.

Recent Presentations:

Hartley, Carol., Kelly, Patrick., RIAAP Spring Meeting, RI Association of Accounting Professors, Warwick, RI, "Casino Gambling and Increased Fraud Risks". April, 2013.

Kelly, Patrick., American Accounting Association Northeast Regional Meeting, American Accounting Associaiton, Providence, RI, "Integrating Leadership Topics in an Accounting Ethics Course - Preparing Students for a Challenging Profession". October, 2012.

Kelly, Patrick., Public Interest Section Midyear Meeting, American Accounting Associaiton, New Orleans, LA, "The City of Providence, RI: A Case Examining the Financial Condition of a U.S. Municipality". March, 2012.

Camp, Julia., Kelly, Patrick., Hartley, Carol., American Accounting Association Annual Meeting - Effective Learning Strategies Session, AAA, Denver, CO, "In Search of a Strategy to Hit the Jackpot: State Revenues from Casino Gambling". August, 2011.

Camp, Julia., Kelly, Patrick., Hartley, Carol., American Accounting Association - Public Interest Midyear Meeting, American Accounting Association, Chicago, IL, "In Search of a Strategy to Hit the Jackpot: State Revenues from Casino Gambling". April, 2011.


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