Joshua Lee
J.M. Tull School of Accounting

Associate Professor

A321 Moore-Rooker Hall
610 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA, 30602
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PhD, Accounting, Washington University in St. Louis, 2014

MAcc, Accounting, Brigham Young University, 2009

BS, Accounting, Brigham Young University, 2009

Prior Professional Positions

Florida State University, Assistant Professor, Accounting, 2014 to 2016

Research Interests

  • Voluntary Disclosure
  • Capital Markets
  • Textual Analysis
  • Analysts

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Jiang, F., J. Lee, X. Martin, and G. Zhou. Manager Sentiment and Stock ReturnsJournal of Financial Economicsforthcoming.
  • Frankel, R., J. Lee, and Z. Lemayian. 2018. Proprietary Costs and Sealing Documents in Patent LitigationReview of Accounting Studies, 23(2), 452-486.
  • Jennings, J., J. Lee, and D. Matsumoto. The Effect of Industry Co-location on Analysts' Information Acquisition CostsThe Accounting Review, 92(6), 103-127
  • Frankel, R., J. Jennings, and J. Lee. 2016Using Unstructured and Qualitative Disclosures to Explain AccrualsJournal Of Accounting And Economics62(2-3)
  • Lee, J. 2016Can Investors Detect Managers' Lack of Spontaneity? Adherence to Pre-determined Scripts during Earnings Conference CallsThe Accounting Review 91(1):229-250
  • Donovan, J., R. Frankel, J. Lee, X. Martin, and H. Seo. 2014Issues Raised by Studying DeFond and Zhang: What Should Audit Researchers Do?Journal Of Accounting And Economics58(2-3):327-338.