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J. Donald Warren, Jr.

J. Donald Warren, Jr.

Assistant Professor of Accounting
Department of Accounting
Phone: 860-768-4510, Room 406D


AC 210
Financial Accounting

AC 430
Auditing Concepts and Problems

AC 720
Advanced Auditing

Prior to his career in academe, Professor Warren retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP after a distinguished career of 31 years.  At the firm, he served in many capacities: Director, BA Product Development and Technology Services; Director, Computer Assurance Services; National Accounting, Auditing & SEC Consulting Partner; and general practice partner.  From 1973 through 1975, Don served as a Technical Advisor to a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board.  From 1964 to 1970, he was a member of the professional staff of the U.S. Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C. and was responsible for conducting operational audits of Federal agencies.

BBA in Accounting Lamar University, 1963
MBA (concentration in Data Processing), George Washington University, 1970
PhD in Accounting, Texas A&M University, 2004

Research Interests:
Continuous audit methodologies/processes and their related technologies

Selected Scholarship Books and Articles
Books and Monographs:
Alles, M., A. Kogan, M. Vasarhelyi, and J. D. Warren, Jr.  Continuous Auditing. Porfolio 5405.  Bureau of National Affairs. 2007.

Warren, Jr., J.D. and X. Parker. 2003. Continuous Auditing: Potential for Internal Auditors. Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation (Altamonte Springs, FL).

Warren, Jr. J.D, L. Edelson and X. Parker.  1994. Handbook of IT Auditing, 3 ed. Warren Gorham Lamont . New York, NY.

Warren, Jr., J. D. and W. Decker. 1989. SEC Manual. Coopers & Lybrand. New York, NY.

Practice Articles:
Smith, L. M. and J. D. Warren, Jr.  Continuous Auditing: An Effective Tool for Internal Auditors.  Internal Auditing. (March/April 2006): 27-35.

Alles, M. G., A. Kogan, A., M.A. Vasarhelyi and J.D. Warren, Jr.  Guarding the Auditing Guards.  Strategic Finance (February 2006): 31-35.

Warren Jr., J. Donald, 1997. “Information Technology and CPAs: Where Are We Going?” Today’s CPA (September/October): 26-31.

Warren Jr., J. Donald, 1970. “The Feasibility of Consolidating Selected Common Data Processing Areas of Civil Federal Agencies” The Federal Accountant (June): 8-23.

Continuous Auditing:  Taking it from Concepts to Results.  Presentation at 54th Annual Conference of Association of Government Accountants.  July 12, 2005. Orlando, FL.

Continuous Auditing: Concepts, Overviews and Observations.  Presentation at American Association of Accountants CPE Session.  August 7, 2005.  San Francisco, CA and August 8, 2006. Washington, D.C.

Measuring and Assuring Business in a Digital Economy.  Presentation to KPMG. October 9, 2006.  Montvale, NJ.

Continuous Monitoring and Auditing: From Best Practices to Reality.  Presentation to Business Performance Measurement Summit.  Greenwich, CT.  November 14, 2005.

The Public Pension Fund Auditing Process.  Presentation to National Association of Public Pension Attorneys.  New York, NY.  June 29, 2006.

Concepts, Overview and Observations on Continuous Auditing.  Presentation to IBM’s Vision Conference. Armonk Learning Center, NY. February 1, 2007.

Continuous Auditing: Concepts and Observations.  Presentation to the Mid-America Intergovernmental Audit Forum.  Kansas City, MO. December 7, 2007.

Other Citations:
Coderre, David. Global Technology Audit Guide – Continuous Auditing: Implications for Assurance, Monitoring, and Risk Assessment. The Institute of Internal Auditors.  Subject Matter Expert: J. Donald Warren, Jr.

Recent Achievements and Honors:
Awarded  “Bright Idea in Accounting” for 2007 by Seton Hall University

Professional Activities:
Member, American Accounting Association   
Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member, Institute of Management Accountants

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