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Benjamin Hoffman

Assistant Professor
Dr. Hoffman is an Assistant Professor in the Accounting department at Kent State University, where he teaches Principles of Auditing and Control. His research focuses on auditing standards and how the stock market perceives the implementation of these standards as well as a range of auditing topics including corporate governance, auditor litigation, and audit quality.  Dr. Hoffman received his PhD. in Accounting from the University of Arizona, as well as his MBA.  He has an active CPA license in the state of Pennsylvania and worked as an auditor for a regional public accounting firm in Pittsburgh for four years before going to graduate school.  He lives in Akron with his wife, Kara, and his two children, Eleanora and Samuel.
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Research Areas
  • Auditing
  • Internal Control
  • Auditor Litigation
  • Auditor Regulation
Benjamin Hoffman
Department of Accounting
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11am and 3:30-5:00pm
Phone: 330-672-1120
Fax: 330-672-2548
Spring 2015
  • ACCT 43010 - 001 Prncpls Of Audit And Cntrl
Summer 2015
  • ACCT 43010 - 010 Prncpls Of Audit And Cntrl
  • ACCT 43095 - 001 St : International Accounting E
Fall 2015
  • US 10097 - 066 Dks : First Year Experience
  • ACCT 43010 - 001 Prncpls Of Audit And Cntrl