Texas Tech University

Jacob Haislip, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Email: jacob.haislip@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-5916

Office Hours: By Appointment

Room Number: E363

Education: Ph.D., University of Arkansas (2014)

Area of Expertise:
Accounting Information Systems


Jacob Haislip

About Jacob

Jacob joined the School of Accounting faculty in June 2017.  He primarily teaches ACCT 4300 (Accounting Systems).  Jacob holds both a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Accounting from Texas Tech University.  He also holds a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Arkansas.  Before obtaining his Ph.D., Jacob worked as an auditor in the Houston office of Grant Thornton.  He has also held faculty positions at Binghamton University and the University of North Texas.

Selected Recent Publications

“The Effect of CEO IT Expertise on the Information Environment:  Evidence from Earnings Forecasts and Announcements”

with Vernon Richardson.  Forthcoming Journal of Information Systems.


“The Consequences of Audit-Related Earnings Revisions”

with Linda A. Myers, Susan Scholz, and Timothy A. Seidel.  Forthcoming Contemporary Accounting Research.


 “Repairing Organizational Legitimacy Following Information Technology (IT) Material Weaknesses:  Executive Turnover, IT Expertise, and IT System Upgrades”

with Adi Masli, J. Manuel Sanchez, and Vernon Richardson.  Journal of Information Systems 30 (1), 2016.


“The Effect of Auditor IT Expertise on Internal Controls”

with Gary Peters and Vernon Richardson.  International Journal of Accounting Information Systems 20, 2016.


 “External Reputational Penalties for CEOs and CFOs Following Information Technology Material Weaknesses”

with Adi Masli, Vernon Richardson, and Marcia Weidenmier Watson.  International Journal of Accounting Information Systems 7, 2015.