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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, accounting information systems, 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.

Group Affiliations

  • Academy of International Business — 2004–0

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 2007–0

Professional Citizenship

  • American Accounting Association Sharpening Our Vision Task Force, Member, January 2013–0
  • JIAR Conference Committee-American Accounting Association, Committee/Council Member, August 2012–0
  • 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 2009–0