I am currently an Assistant Professor in Accounting at Florida State University. I received my doctorate from the Accounting Information and Management Department at Northwestern University in June 2014. My doctoral studies focused on financial reporting and disclosure, specifically with respect to derivatives and hedge accounting. I received both my Bachelor of Science in Accounting (with a Minor in Economics) and my Masters of Accountancy from Brigham Young University.  I am a licensed CPA in the state of Colorado.

Research Interests:

My research interests include financial reporting and disclosure, capital markets, accounting for derivatives, and firm risk.