Dr. Davidyan is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University, teaching Managerial Accounting, Internal Auditing, Forensic Accounting, and Fund Accounting.
She earned her terminal degree from the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater. Julia’s areas of research include Auditing, Public Pensions and Governmental Accounting.
Prior to joining NSU Business, Julia had an extensive professional career in a variety of auditing (external and internal) roles in both public accounting (Big 4) and governmental sectors. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and a Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP).
Two Truths and a Lie: An Introductory Class Activity to Learn about Deception Detection, 2021 AAA Conference of the Forensic Accounting Section, 2021, Virtual
Lessons Learned: Control Deficiencies in Small Governments, 2019 FGFOA Annual Conference, 2019, Hollywood, FL
Unfunded Pension Liabilities and Basis of Accounting Choice., 2017 AAA Conference of the Government and Nonprofit Section, 2017, Long Beach, CA
Determinants of Distribution Decisions by Non-vested Employees: Does Employer's Pension Funding Matter?, 2016 AAA Conference of the Public Interest Section, 2016, Orlando, FL
Determinants of Distribution Decisions by Non-Vested Employees: Does Employer's Pension Funding Matter?, 2016 AAA Conference of the Government and Nonprofit Section, 2016, Washington DC
Determinants of Distribution Decisions by Non-Vested Employees: Does Employer's Pension Funding Matter?, ABFM 2015 Annual Conference 2015, Washington DC
Desai, R., Davidyan, J. Y., & Desai, V. (2022). An analytical cost-benefit function of auditor’s going concern decision: Does the audit firm size matter? Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research, 18(2), (Forthcoming).
Davidyan, J. Y. Huels, B. W., & Gissel, J. L. (2022). Two truths and a lie: Introduction to deception detection. Issues in Accounting Education. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.2308/ISSUES-2021-054
Davidyan, J. Y. (2022). Determinants of distribution decisions by nonvested employees: Does employer's pension funding matter?. Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, 25, 149-181.
Davidyan, J. Y. (2021). Defined benefit public pension funding determinants and consequences: A review of the literature. Public Finance & Management, 20(2), 214-242.
Desai, V., Desai, R., Davidyan, J. Y., & Litt, B. (2021). Globalization and the accounting profession: Lessons learned from India. Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research, 17(1), 104-140.
Davidyan, J. Y., & Waymire, T. R. (2018). The effect of GAAP conformity on pension underfunding. Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management, 30(4), 415-439.