J. Donald Warren, Jr.

Contact

Dr. J. Donald Warren, Jr.
Director, School of Accounting & Information Systems

Phone:(409) 880-8062
Email: Don.Warren@lamar.edu
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 236

Ph.D.   Texas A&M University
M.B.A.   The George Washington University
B.B.A.   Lamar University 
Certified Public Accountant

Courses Taught

Masters:

Accounting
Advanced Auditing

Bachelors:

Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Intermediate I Accounting
Cost Accounting
Auditing
Governmental/Not-For-Profit
Accounting Theory and Practice

Professional Experience

Academic Experience 

Director, School of Accounting & Information Systems, Ben J. Rogers Chair and Professor of Accounting. Lamar University, Beaumont, TX. ( 2020 – Present)   

Director, Master of Science in Professional Accountancy, Schlobach Distinguished Chair in Accounting and Professor of Accounting. Marist College. Poughkeepsie, NY. (2015-2020)

Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Hartford. West Hartford, CT. (2009-2015)

Director, Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting and Associate Professor of Accounting, Rutgers University. Newark/New Brunswick, NJ. (2004-2009)

Non-Academic Experience  

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 1970 - 2001
Partner, 1978-2001  

National Director:

  • Independence Matters, Financial Advisory Services 1999-2001
  • Utility Internal Audit Services, 1998-1999
  • New Product Development Assurance Services, 1997-1998
  • Business Assurance Technology Services/Computer Assurance Services, 1992-1997
  • Accounting, Auditing & SEC Directorate, 1988-1992

Financial Accounting Standards Board, Technical Advisor to a Board Member, 1973-1975

United States Government Accountability Office, 1964-1970

Service

Intellectual Contributions

Dissertation:

Warren Jr, J. Donald, 2004. Continuous Auditing: Implications of the Current Technological, Regulatory, and Corporate Environments.

Books and Monographs:

Brynes, P. E., A. Al-Awadhi, B. Gullvist,  H. Brown-Liburd, R. Teeter, J. D. Warren, Jr., and M. Vasarhelyi.  Evolution of Audit: From the Traditional Approach to Future Audit.  Audit Analytics and Continuous Auditing: Looking to the Future. American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 2015: pp. 71-85.        

Kleinman, G., L. Puncel and J. D. Warren, Jr., Knowledge-Based Audits™ of Public        Entities: A Guide to PCAOB Standards and SEC Rules. (an online publication) CCH. 2010.

Alles, M., A. Kogan, M. Vasarhelyi, and J. D. Warren, Jr.  Continuous Auditing. Portfolio 5405.  Bureau of National Affairs. 2007. 

Warren, Jr., J.D. and X. Parker. 2003. Continuous Auditing: Potential for Internal Auditors. Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation (Altamonte Springs, FL).

Warren, Jr. J.D, L. Edelson and X. Parker.  1994. Handbook of IT Auditing, 3 ed. Warren Gorham Lamont . New York, NY.

Warren, Jr., J. D. and W. Decker. 1989. SEC Manual. Coopers & Lybrand. New York, NY.

Practice Articles: 

Warren, Jr., J. D., P. E. Brynes, and K. C. Moffitt.  How Big Data Will Change Accounting. Accounting Horizons. American Accounting Association. Vol. 29, Issue 2. June 2015: 397-407.

Vasarhelyi, M. A., J. D. Warren, Jr., R.Teeter, and B. Titera, CPA. Embracing the Automated Audit. Journal of Accountancy.  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Vol. 217 Issue 4. April 2014: 34-37. 

Stewart, T. and J. D. Warren, Jr. Co-Editor. Special Issues: The State and Future of Auditing. International Journal of Disclosure and Governance. McMillan Publishers, Inc. Vol. 7 No. 4. November 2010.

Smith, L. M. and J. D. Warren, Jr.  Continuous Auditing: An Effective Tool for Internal   Auditors.  Internal Auditing. (March/April 2006): 27-35.

Alles, M. G., A. Kogan, A., M.A. Vasarhelyi and J.D. Warren, Jr.  Guarding the Auditing Guards.  Strategic Finance (February 2006): 31-35. (Awarded  “Bright Idea in Accounting” for 2007 by Seton Hall University)

Warren Jr., J. D., 1997. Information Technology and CPAs: Where Are We Going? Today’s CPA. (September/October): 26-31.

Warren, Jr., J. D. and W. S. Bradley.  How to Use EDGAR The Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance.  Executive Enterprise Publications Co., Inc. Vol. 4 No. 2 (Winter 1992-93): 153-159.  

Warren Jr., J. D., 1970. “The Feasibility of Consolidating Selected Common Data Processing Areas of Civil Federal Agencies” The Federal Accountant (June): 8-23.

White Papers

Brynes, P. E., A. Al-Awadhi, B. Gullvist,  H. Brown-Liburd, R. Teeter, J. D. Warren, Jr., and M. Vasarhelyi.  Evolution of Audit: From the Traditional Approach to Future Audit.  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 2012.

P. E. Byrnes, B. Ames, M. Vasarhelyi, and J. D. Warren, Jr. The Current State of Continuous Auditing and Continuous Monitoring. American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 2012.

Presentations:

Continuous Auditing:  Taking it from Concepts to Results.  Presentation at 54th Annual Conference of Association of Government Accountants.  July 12, 2005. Orlando, FL.

Continuous Auditing: Concepts, Overviews and Observations.  Presentation at American Association of Accountants CPE Session.  August 7, 2005.  San Francisco, CA and August 8, 2006. Washington, D.C. 

Measuring and Assuring Business in a Digital Economy.  Presentation to KPMG. October 9, 2006.  Montvale, NJ.

Continuous Monitoring and Auditing: From Best Practices to Reality.  Presentation to Business Performance Measurement Summit.  Greenwich, CT.  November 14, 2005.

The Public Pension Fund Auditing Process.  Presentation to National Association of Public Pension Attorneys.  New York, NY.  June 29, 2006.

Concepts, Overview and Observations on Continuous Auditing.  Presentation to IBM’s Vision Conference. Armonk Learning Center, NY. February 1, 2007. 

Continuous Auditing: Concepts and Observations.  Presentation to the Mid-America Intergovernmental Audit Forum.  Kansas City, MO. December 7, 2007.

Ethics and Leadership. Presentation to the Spring Preview. University of Hartford. West Hartford, CT. February 11, 2011.

Leadership/Visionary, Presentation on Our Campus Creates. University of Hartford. West Hartford, CT.  August 29, 2011.

Ethics in Business: Why It Matters. Presentation to IMA New England Regional Conference. Seekonk, MA. September 23, 2013.

Ethics in Business: Why It Matters (An Update). Presentation at CPE session to Hartford IMA Chapter. Rocky Hill, CT. February 26, 2014.

Ethics in Business: Why It Matters.  Presentations during Marist College School of Management Ethics Week. Poughkeepsie, NY. December 2, 2016. March 23, 2017.

Working Papers:

Andrew J. McLelland and J. D. Warren, Jr. Public Sector Auditing: 90 Years of GAO Reports and Testimonies.

Meghan Brennan, G. Brennan and J. D. Warren, Jr., Disrupting the Audit with Blockchain

Megan LeVasseur, F. Huang and J. D. Warren, Jr., Robotic Process Automation: The Future of Accounting

Lamberton, Barbara and J. D. Warren, Jr., Case Study in CyberSecurity: Challenges and Accountability in a Non-Profit-What would you do?

Other Citations:

Coderre, David. Global Technology Audit Guide – Continuous Auditing: Implications for Assurance, Monitoring, and Risk Assessment. The Institute of Internal Auditors.  Subject Matter Expert: J. Donald Warren, Jr.

Continuous Auditing Is Here To Stay. Business Finance.  March 2006. Vol. 12 Issue 3. (March 2006): 22-28. BPA International.

Continuous Auditing. Research Report. The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. December 1998. Member of Study Group.