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Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Dr. Jill D'Aquila

Dr. Jill D'Aquila

Professor of Accounting

Davis College of Business

Email address  jdaquil@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7659
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Office location  Davis College of Business, 283


  • PhD - Business Education - New York University
  • MA - Business Education - New York University
  • B.S. - Accounting - Binghamtom University

Received the Paul Lomax Award for Outstanding Doctoral Graduate in Business Education at NYU (1997) and the Delta Pi Epsilon National Research Award for doctoral dissertation: Internal Control Environment Forces and Financial Reporting Decisions Made by Financial Accountants (1999).

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor of Accounting - Jacksonville University 2007-Present
  • Associate Professor of Accounting - Iona College 1996-2007

Professional Experience

  • Partner - D’Aquila & Company, LLP, CPAs (2007-present)
  • Business Advisor – Select Wines, LLC (1989-2006)
  • Senior Internal Auditor – New York University (1989-1996)
  • Auditor – Laventhol & Horwath, CPAs (1987-1989)

I am a CPA with work experience in public accounting (Laventhol & Horwath) and internal auditing (New York University), among other accounting areas. I am currently a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the American Accounting Association.

Recent Research

My research interests include fraudulent financial reporting, ethics, internal control, teaching, and sustainability. I have published in CPA Journal, Issues in Accounting Education, Research on Accounting Ethics, Journal of Forensic Accounting, Teaching Business Ethics, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business and Economics Research, Global Perspectives in Accounting Education, and Journal of Education for Business, among others. I am an ad-hoc reviewer for Journal of Business Ethics and have also served as a reviewer for other journals and conferences.​

D’Aquila, J.M. The Current State of Sustainability Reporting:  A Work in Progress.  CPA Journal, July 2018, 45-52.

Wang, D., D’Aquila, J, and Mattia, A. Are Instructor Generated YouTube Videos Really Effective in Business Classes:  A Study of Student Engagement, Motivation, Perception, and Performance, American Accounting Association Southeast Regional Meeting, Miami, FL, April 2017-RP.

D’Aquila, J.M. and Mattia, A.  Instructor Generator YouTube Videos in a Financial Accounting Class – A Useful Purpose Based on Actual Usage and Student Perception, American Accounting Association Southeast Regional Meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 2016-RP.

D’Aquila, J.M. and R. Houmes, COSO’s Updated Internal Control and Enterprise Risk Management Frameworks:  Applying the Concepts to Governments and Not-for-Profit Organizations. CPA Journal, May 2014, 54-59.

Personal Interests

Skiing, biking, sailing, hiking