I am a doctoral candidate in accounting at The Pennsylvania State University. I earned by bachelor's degree from Villanova University.
This website provides details on my career progression as I target graduation in 2014.
My current RESEARCH
examines the management of internal controls and financial reporting. Specifically, I am examining audit outcomes and accounting quality of firms that introduce a Chief Accounting Officer position to the top management team. In another study, I am investigating how the quality of executive compensation disclosures relates to investor reactions to earnings news.
I've served as a TEACHING
assistant at the MBA level and as an instructor at the undergraduate level. I am interested in teaching auditing, or financial and managerial accounting.
I maintain my CPA license, and have WORK EXPERIENCE
in public accounting and in accounting positions at Wall Street firms, as an auditor and consultant. I'm interested in continuing to incorporate my work experience into my teaching and research.