Davis College of Business at Jacksonville University

Faculty & Research

Dr. Kim Capriotti

AACSBAACSB Accreditation

Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance

Dr. Kim Capriotti, Associate Professor of Finance and Accounting, currently teaches the accounting and finance MBA foundation courses, along with undergraduate auditing. Her research interests include broker account mismanagement and auditing failures. She has published papers in several journals, including the Journal of Forensic Accounting, the Journal of Business & Economics Research, and Personal Financial Planning Monthly. She has also supervised three undergraduate students whose research papers were accepted for presentation at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research (NCUR).

A native of Cincinnati, Kim is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she received her B.S. in accounting before earning her masters of business administration degree at the University of Minnesota in 1987. She went on to earn her doctorate in accounting at Florida State University in 1992.

Kim also serves as Jacksonville University’s faculty athletics representative to the NCAA.

Her hobbies include attending spinning and weight lifting classes at the gym, along with swimming and listening to talk radio.


Ph.D. - Accounting - University of Florida

M.B.A. - Accounting, Finance - University of Minnesota

B.S. - Accounting - University of Kentucky

Academic Experience

Associate Professor of Finance and Accounting, Jacksonville Univ., 2007- present
Assistant Professor of Finance and Accounting, Jacksonville Univ., 2001-07
Instructor of Finance, University of North Florida. 1999 - 2001
Visiting Instructor of Finance, University of North Florida. 1998 - 99
Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of North Florida. 1994-96, 97-98
Adjunct Instructor, Jacksonville University. 1994
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Drake University. 1992-93
Professional Experience
Certified Public Accountant (MN-Inactive)
Staff Auditor, Touche Ross & Co. 1984-86
Recent Scholarship & Research
Anderson, S. C., Capriotti, K., Shea, V. The Misguided Bond:  An Accounting Case is reprinted in Case Studies in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Auditing  by  D. Larry Crumbley, Wilson A. LaGraize, and Christopher E. Peters, 2013, pp. 91-100.
D’Aquila, J., Capriotti, K., The US SEC's Case Against National Century Financial Enterprises' Auditors:  The Danger in Using Management Representations as Sufficient Appropriate Audit Evidence.  Global Perspectives on Accounting Education. (2011)8, 97-101.
D’Aquila, J. Capriotti, K. (2011). The SEC’s Case Against California Micro Devices:  A Lesson Using Professional Skepticism and Obtaining Sufficient Appropriate Evidence. Issues in Accounting Education. (Feb. 2011) 26(1), 145-154.