Dr. Lynn A Johnson

Lynn Johnson, Ph.D. 
Lynn Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor, Accounting
Department of Accounting and Finance

Building: Demergasso Bava Hall (#21)
Office: DBH 243
Phone: (209) 667-3626
Email: ljohnson3@csustan.edu
Office Hours: by appointment


Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Oregon
M.S. in Accounting, California State University, Chico
B.S. in Accounting, University of Nevada, Reno

Courses Taught

Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Auditing

Research Interests

Determinants of Audit Fees and Costs, Quality of Audits, Auditor Independence, Relationship between internal and external auditors

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Johnson, L., Parker, S. (2017). The Development of Internal Auditing as a Profession in the U.S. during the Twentieth Century. Accounting Historians Journal, 44(2), 47-67.
  • Johnson, L., O'Keefe, T. (2015). The Effect of Tenure on Auditor Realization Rates. Managerial Auditing Journal, 30(3), 206-225.

Professional Certification

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), 1975
  • Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA), 1990

Professional Memberships

  • American Accounting Association
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of CPAs