Ph.D. in Accounting Information Systems, Rutgers University
MBA in Management Information Systems & Finance, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
BA in Computer Science, Tel-Aviv Jaffa College, Israel
Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Hoitash has research interests in corporate governance, the effect of SOX on the auditing market, internal controls, audit fees, CFO expertise, XBRL and measuring accounting complexity.
Industry & Academic Experience
Prior to joining the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, Professor Hoitash worked as a software developer. He also taught at Rutgers University and Tel-Aviv University.
Services to the Profession
Professor Hoitash is a member of the American Accounting Association. He serves on the editorial board of Contemporary Accounting Research and Auditing: A Journal of Practice and theory. He also serves as an Ad-Hoc reviewer for the Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons and the Journal of Business Ethics.
Awards & Recognition
Gary Gregg Research Fellowship, Northeastern University (2016-2021)
Walsh Research Professor, Northeastern University (2016-2018)
Riesman Research Professor, Northeastern University (2014-2016)
Denise and Robert DiCenso Research Fellowship, Northeastern University (2011-2016)
Grant from the PricewaterhouseCoopers INQuires program (2007): "Remediation of Internal Control Material Weaknesses" (with Jean Bedard, Rani Hoitash, and Kim Westermann)
Rutgers Business School PhD Program Summer Research Scholarship Competition (2007)
Tel Aviv-Jaffa College, Dean's List scholarships (2001-2002)