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Jaime Schmidt

Jaime Schmidt
CBA 3.206 (512) 471-6434

Associate Professor



Jaime Schmidt received her Ph.D. from Texas A&M University and her B.S. and M.Acc. from Kansas State University. Prior to pursuing her Ph.D., she worked as CPA and financial statement auditor for BKD LLP in Kansas City, Missouri. Jaime teaches Studies in Auditing in the Texas MPA program. Her research interests include audit policy, audit quality, and auditor litigation.


Julie S. Persellin, Jaime Schmidt, Scott D. Vandervelde, and Michael S. Wilkins. Auditor Perceptions of Audit Workloads, Audit Quality, and Job Satisfaction. The Accounting Review, forthcoming.
Keith Czerney, Jaime Schmidt, Anne M. Thompson, and Wei Zhu. Do Type II Subsequent Events Impair Financial Reporting Quality? The Accounting Review, forthcoming.
Joseph F. Brazel and Jaime Schmidt. 2019. Do Auditors and Audit Committees Lower Fraud Risk by Constraining Inconsistencies between Financial and Nonfinancial Measures? Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 38(1), 103-122.
Keith Czerney, Jaime Schmidt, and Anne M. Thompson. 2019. Do Investors Respond to Explanatory Language Included in Unqualified Audit Reports? Contemporary Accounting Research 36(1), 198-229.
Marsha B. Keune, Brian W. Mayhew, and Jaime Schmidt. 2016. Non-Big 4 Local Market Leadership and its Effect on Competition. The Accounting Review 91(3), 907-931.
Steven J. Kachelmeier, Stephanie J. Rasmussen, and Jaime Schmidt. 2016. When Do Ineffective Audit Committee Members Experience Turnover? Contemporary Accounting Research 33(1), 228-260.
Linda Myers, Jaime Schmidt, and Michael Wilkins. 2014. An Investigation of Recent Changes in Going Concern Reporting Decisions Among Big N and Non-Big N Auditors. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 43(1), 155-172.
Keith Czerney and Jaime Schmidt. 2014. Does Auditor Explanatory Language in Unqualified Audit Reports Indicate Increased Financial Misstatement Risk? The Accounting Review 89(6), 2115-2149.
Jaime Schmidt and Michael S. Wilkins. 2013. Bringing Darkness to Light: The Influence of Auditor Quality and Audit Committee Expertise on the Timeliness of Financial Statement Restatement Disclosures. Auditing 32(1), 221-244.
Jaime Schmidt. 2012. Perceived Auditor Independence and Audit Litigation: The Role of Nonaudit Services Fee. The Accounting Review 87(3), 1033-1065.

Professional Awards

McCombs Research Excellence Grant Recipient: 2011, 2012, 2013, 20142015
Mccombs Undergraduate Research Grant Recipient: 2011, 2012, 2013, 20142015
Steve Verlin/CITGO grant recipient2010
Best PhD Student Paper Award, AAA Mid-Year Meeting2009
PWC Inquiries Research Grant Recipient, 2008, 2009