Kelly Richmond Pope, Ph.D. CPA is an Associate Professor in the School of Accountancy and Management Information Systems at DePaul University, as well as, the founder of Helios Digital Learning, Inc., an education media company that offers a suite of educational, consulting and training products and services designed to help organizations understand, identify and prevent fraud. She is also a Visiting Associate Professor at the Wake Forest University School of Law.
She teaches in the area of managerial accounting and publishes in the area of forensic accounting and whistle-blowing. Her research has been published in the Behavioral Research in Accounting, Auditing: A Journal of Theory & Practice, Journal of Business Ethics, CPA Journal and WebCPA. She is a co-author of the upcoming book, The A.B.C.’s of Behavioral Forensics: Using Psychology to Prevent, Detect and Deter Fraud. She is a contributing writer for Forbes.com and The Daily Beast Newsweek. She also is the creator and executive producer of the award winning educational white-collar crime documentary Crossing the Line: Ordinary People Committing Extraordinary Crime, which was a 2012 recipientof the American Accounting Association Ethics Committee’s Teaching Award and a recipient of the 2012 Mark Chain/FSA Teaching Innovation Award sponsored by the AICPA. Additionally, she was recently elected to the AICPA Governing Council for a 3-year term.
In her spare time, Dr. Pope enjoys spending time with her family and exercise. She is a certified piloxing and INSANITY instructor.