Kay W. Tatum

Kay W. Tatum

Associate Professor, Accounting

Research Interests

U.S. and international auditing standards; audit committees; and corporate governance

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Texas, Current
  • Member, American Institute of CPAs Auditing Standards Board, 2012-2014
  • Member, PCAOB, Standing Advisory Group, 2004-2005
  • Member, American Institute of CPAs International Auditing Standards Subcommittee, 1998-2003
  • Chair, American Accounting Association Auditing Standards Committee, 2000-2002
  • Chair, University of Miami School of Business Administration, Department of Accounting, 2004-2008
  • Member, The Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Board of Directors, 2007-Present
  • Senior Accountant, Audit Department, Mason, Nickels and Warner, CPAs


  • Auditing
  • Financial accounting
  • Audit committees


  • Ph.D., Texas Tech University
  • M.S., Texas Tech University
  • B.B.A., Texas Tech University
Kay W. Tatum


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