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Greg Burton

KPMG Professor,
School of Accountancy
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Greg Burton is the KPMG Professor in the School of Accountancy at Brigham Young University. Greg teaches auditing, financial accounting, international accounting, and international business. He received a B.A. and MAcc in accounting from Utah State University and his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina, with an interest in international business. He has been honored with several teaching awards, most recently the 2016 Marriott School of Management Teaching Excellence Award.

Group Affiliations

  • Academy of International Business — 2004

Selected Publications

  • "Improving Ethics: Extending the Theory of Planned Behavior to Include Moral Disengagement", Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, 2021
  • "Shadow IT use, outcome effects, and subjective performance evaluation", Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability, 2019
  • "The Impact of Audit Penalty Distributions on the Detection and Frequency of Fraudulent Reporting", Review of Accounting Studies, Edition 4, Volume 16, Pages 843-865, 2011
  • "U.S. Perspectives on Implementation of IFRS", Law, Corporate Governance and Accounting: European Perspectives, Routledge, 2011


  • Ian Hague Award for Outstanding Service to the International Accounting Section, American Accounting Association, 2020
  • KPMG Professorship, KPMG, 2019
  • Marriott School of Management Teaching Excellence Award, Marriott School, 2016


  • Serbian
  • German
  • Croatian

Certificates and Licenses

  • Certified Global Management Accountant — AICPA — 2012

BYU Citizenship

  • Curriculum Committee — Committee/Council Member — August 2016–June 2018
  • Library and Scholarly Communications Advisory Council — Committee/Council Member — August 2014–August 2016
  • International Accounting Study Abroad — Program Chair/Coordinator — May 2007

Professional Citizenship

  • American Accounting Association Sharpening Our Vision Task Force, Member, January 2013
  • JIAR Conference Committee-American Accounting Association, Committee/Council Member, August 2012
  • American Accounting Association, Committee/Council Chair, September 2020–August 2023
  • American Accounting Association, International Accounting Section, Committee/Council Member, August 2020–August 2023
  • International Accounting Section Advisory Council, Committee/Council Member, August 2020–August 2023
  • American Accounting Association Membership Comittee, Committee/Council Chair, September 2020–September 2020
  • Council Committee on Awards Committee, Committee/Council Chair, August 2016–August 2018
  • American Accounting Association, Committee/Council Member, August 2015–August 2018
  • International Accounting Section, Officer (specify in Other), August 2014–August 2015
  • International Accounting Section, Officer (specify in Other), August 2013–August 2014
  • American Accounting Association Nominations Committee, Member, January 2013–December 2013


  • EY — Training/Education: I am an EY Academic Resource Center faculty member. Our task is developing leading edge materials used to enhance accounting education. — January 2009