Jo-Anne is an associate professor at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. She teaches
accounting and assurance courses, from introductory to advanced. She has an HBComm in
Accounting from Laurentian University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered
Accountant (Ontario), having articled with KPMG LLP. She earned a Ph.D. in Accounting
from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Jo-Anne has over 20 years of experience in the classroom. She works closely with CPA
Ontario and CPA Canada in various capacities. She has been a reviewer for the CPA Preparation
Courses (PREP) and the National Facilitator for their Assurance Module within PREP. She has
received several awards for excellence in teaching. Her academic research focuses on the use of
investor relations websites to transmit accounting information to stakeholders and the impact of
emerging technologies on organizations, auditors, and education.