Author: Stephen Perreault

Stephen Perreault
Assistant Professor
Stephen Perreault
Stephen Perreault is an assistant professor of accountancy at Providence College. His primary teaching interests relate to auditing, especially the use of advanced data analytic tools. He has taught courses in auditing, accounting policy, and financial reporting. Perreault's research examines judgment and decision making in accounting contexts using behavioral decision theory. Topics of research interest include auditor evaluation of internal controls, antecedents of the whistleblower reporting decision, and the efficacy of auditor-client negotiation strategies, among other topics.
5 Ways Auditors Can Overcome Confirmation Bias
5 Ways Auditors Can Overcome Confirmation Bias » Confirmation bias, one of five common judgment biases, has the potential to lead auditors up an incorrect path.