Leah Muriel joined the faculty at OSU in 2013 after completing her PhD at the University of Tennessee. Her research interests include auditing, corporate governance, and fraud-related topics. She has professional experience in public accounting with Grant Thornton and also in industry as an internal auditor at a publicly traded company. During her public accounting career, she focused primarily on Not-For-Profit and Governmental clients. During her time as an internal auditor, she worked on a variety of special projects for management, Sarbanes-Oxley testing, and other operational audits. Leah is also a licensed CPA in the state of Texas, as well as a licensed Certified Internal Auditor.
EducationPh D, The University of Tennessee, Accounting, 2013
BBA, Texas A&M University, Accounting, 2002
MS, Texas A&M University, Finance, 2002
Bradley P. Lawson, Gerald Martin, Leah Muriel & Michael S. Wilkins. "How Do Auditors Respond to FCPA Risk?". Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory. (Forthcoming).
Bradley P. Lawson, Leah Muriel & Paula R. Sanders. (2017). "A Survey on Firms’ Implementation of COSO’s 2013 Internal Control-Integrated Framework". Research in Accounting Regulation. 29 (1), 30-43.
Leah Muriel. (2015). "Conflict Mineral Disclosure Requirements". Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance. 27 (1), 79-82.
A. Beck, R. Fuller, Leah Muriel & C. Reid. (2013). "Audit Fees and Investor Perceptions of Audit Characteristics". Behavioral Research in Accounting. 25 (2), 71-95.