Our next guest in the Economics and Strategy Talk series is award-winning educator, researcher, author, and documentary filmmaker Dr. Kelly Richmond Pope. She is the Dr. Barry Jay Epstein Endowed Professor of Forensic Accounting at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. Her presentation is entitled “The Who, What and Why of Fraud with Kelly Richmond Pope” and is adapted from her latest book Fool Me Once.
In Fool Me Once, this renowned forensic accounting expert, shows us fraud in action, uncovering what makes perpetrators tick, victims so gullible, and whistleblowers so morally righteous, while also encouraging us to look at our own behaviors and motivations in the hope of protecting ourselves and our companies. It’s sure to be a fascinating presentation with engaging Q&A as well.
This event will be held May 4th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm CT in room 8206 at DePaul University’s Loop Campus DePaul Center building. There will be a reception and book signing following the event.
Tickets for this free event are available through the registration & RSVP links below. Please note that in person seating is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Fool Me Once is available at Barnes & Noble in the DePaul Center and at the book signing following the event.
Dr. Kelly Richmond Pope is the Dr. Barry Jay Epstein Endowed Professor of Forensic Accounting at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. Pope is a nationally recognized expert in risk, forensic accounting, and white-collar crime research, and an award-winning educator, researcher, author, and award-winning documentary filmmaker. Pope teaches managerial and forensic accounting both at the undergraduate and graduate level.
In 2020, the AICPA and the CPA Practice Advisor named Dr. Pope among the top 25 most powerful women in accounting. Her area of expertise lies in understanding and identifying financial fraud risk within financial statements, assessing corporate culture and compliance systems designed to confront internal control challenges. Pope’s research on executive misconduct culminated in directing and producing the award-winning documentary, All the Queen’s Horses which explores the largest municipal fraud in U.S. history. Pope’s TED Talk entitled “How Whistle-blowers Shape History” has been viewed over 1.6 million times, translated into 20 languages, and serves as a resource to help organizations and individuals embrace internal whistleblowing.