Academic Positions

  • Present 2011

    Clinical Assistant Professor

    University of Pittsburgh, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

  • 2011 2009


    Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Rutgers Business School

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2014

    Ph.D. in Management

    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Business

  • B.S.2007

    Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Minor in Spanish

    Utah Valley University

Research Projects

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    Auditing Data Standard

    Standard data would enable universal application of auditing tools. What would that standard look like?

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    Enhanced Audit Classification Model

    Joining research streams in audit automation, remote audit, and continuous assurance, the AECM helps auditors and researchers identify opportunities for enhanced audit procedures.

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    Remote Auditing

    Information and communication technologies allow auditors to work from a distance. This project examines those barriers and identifies alternatives.

Current Teaching

  • Present 2009

    BUSACC 1236 Accounting Information Systems

    This course covers system documentation, database design, internal controls, computer fraud, and auditing with an emphasis on technology. In this class, students complete labs using Wave Apps, SAP, and Picalo and are given the opporunity to research and present on emerging topics such as mobile payments, electronic currency, robotics, and more.

  • Present 2012

    BACC 2356 International Accounting Issues

    This Masters of Accountancy course exposes students to IFRS and other country-specific accounting standards and practice. Advanced topics include derivative hedges, financial statement translation, and international taxation.

  • Present 2011

    BUSACC 1203 Intermediate Financial Reporting 1

    Students reinforce their knowledge of the accounting cycle and measurement of assets, liabilities, and revenue accruals for various financial instruments. Extra focus is placed on financial statement analysis.

Teaching History

  • 2011 2009

    Business Statistics

    Linear regression and probability theory as it applies to business analysis.

  • 2011 2009

    Management Accounting

    Introductory course on management accounting with a focus on production valuation and measurement.

At My Office

You can find me at my office located in 236 Mervis Hall at the University of Pittsburgh. My office is on the second floor as far away from the elevators as possible (you'll get a good workout). Look for the door with all of the comic strips from

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