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Assistant Professor

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Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Accounting

    Tippie College of Business

Education

  • PhD in Accounting, Cornell University, 2019
  • MS in Management, Cornell University, 2018
  • BS in Accountancy, Brigham Young University, 2012
  • MAc in Professional Accountancy, Brigham Young University, 2012

Areas of Interest

  • Judgment and decision-making in financial reporting.

Licenses & Certifications

  • CPA, State of Georgia, January 2014.

Selected Awards & Honors

  • AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Deloitte Dotoral Consortium Fellow, 2018
  • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, 2017

Selected Presentations

  • (2019, September) Can Investors and Managers Disentangle Risk and Complexity of Derivative Securities?. Conference Presentation presented at 2019 BYU Accounting Research Symposium.
  • (2019, August) FASB/IASB Update. Conference Presentation presented at 2019 AAA Annual Meeting.
  • (2019, February) The Effect of Audience Size on Managers' Private Disclosures. Workshop
  • (2019, January) The Effect of Audience Size on Managers' Private Disclosures. Workshop
  • (2019, January) The Effect of Audience Size on Managers' Private Disclosures. Workshop
  • (2019, January) The Effect of Audience Size on Managers' Private Disclosures. Workshop
  • (2019, January) The Effect of Audience Size on Managers' Private Disclosures. Workshop
  • (2018, October) Discussion of "Understanding Analysts' Praise: Social Pleasantries or Informative Signals". Conference Presentation presented at 2018 ABO Research Conference.
  • (2018, September) Managers' Self-Focus and the Effect of Audience Size on Bad News Disclosure. Conference Presentation presented at 2018 BYU Accounting Research Symposium.
  • (2018, September) Managers’ Self-Focus and the Effect of Audience Size on Bad News Disclosure. Workshop