Ph.D. in Business Administration - Accounting

  • Andrew Kitto

    5th Year Student
    338 Gerson Hall
    352.273.0225
    Email (andrew.kitto at warrington.ufl.edu)

    Bio

    Andrew received a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in accounting from Boston College. After graduating, he joined Ernst & Young LLP in their Boston office. Following his time in public accounting he worked for Detwiler Fenton & Co., a Boston-based capital markets research firm. Andrew is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Massachusetts. His broad research interests include archival research on auditor competition, audit quality, financial reporting, and equity crowdfunding. In his free time Andrew enjoys traveling and exploring the world.
  • Eddie Thomas

    5th Year Student
    334 Gerson Hall
    352.273.0228
    Email (edward.thomas at warrington.ufl.edu)

    Bio

    Eddie has a bachelor's degree from Claremont McKenna College and a master's of accountancy degree from Georgia College & State University. Before entering the PhD program at the University of Florida, he worked as an auditor for Butler, Williams & Wyche, LLP in Macon, Georgia. Eddie is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Georgia Society of CPAs. His research interests include auditing and professional ethics.
  • Patrick Kielty

    5th Year Student
    329 Gerson Hall
    352.273.0227
    Email (patrick.kielty at warrington.ufl.edu)

    Bio

    Patrick attended the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he was a double major in Biochemistry and Economics. After graduation, he worked as an AmeriCorps member in Little Rock, Arkansas. He then attended The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University where he obtained a master’s of management degree. After graduating from Duke, Patrick worked as a research assistant to the accounting department at Fuqua. His research interests include financial statement analysis and financial reporting.
  • Hyun Jong Park

    4th Year Student
    338 Gerson Hall
    352.273.0225
    Email (hyunjpark at ufl.edu)

    Bio

    Hyun Park received a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with honors in accounting) with double concentrations in Accounting and Finance from the University of Melbourne in 2010. He also completed a Master degree in Commerce (Finance) in Melbourne. Park’s research interests include auditing and capital markets.
  • Tian Xu

    4th Year Student
    334 Gerson Hall
    352.273.0228
    Email (tian.xu at warrington.ufl.edu)

    Bio

    Tian attended Randolph-Macon College, where she was a double major in Mathematics and Accounting and a minor in Economics. She received a Master’s degree in Actuarial Science from Columbia University. Her research interests include capital markets and taxation.
  • Diana Weng

    3rd Year Student
    329 Gerson Hall
    352.273.0227
    Email (diana.weng at warrington.ufl.edu)

    Bio

    Diana attended the University of Florida and graduated in 2015 from the Fisher School of Accounting’s 3/2 Program with a minor in Actuarial Science. Her research interests include capital markets, financial statement analysis, and corporate disclosure incentives.
  • Nicholas Cicone

    2nd Year Student
    334 Gerson Hall
    352.273.0228
    Email (nicholas.cicone at warrington.ufl.edu)

    Bio

    Nick attended the University of South Florida and graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Accounting and in 2016, a MAcc. His research interests include auditing, analyst roles, and earnings management.
  • Nicholas Krupa

    2nd Year Student
    334 Gerson Hall
    352.273.0228
    Email (nicholas.krupa at warrington.ufl.edu)

    Bio

    Nick Krupa received his Bachelor's in Finance and his Master's in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University. After graduation, he worked as an auditor for BDO in West Palm Beach, FL. His research interests include capital markets and financial reporting.
  • Jeffery Piao

    1st Year Student
    329 Gerson Hall
    352.273.0227
    Email (Jeffery.Piao at warrington.ufl.edu)

    Bio

    Jeffery is a first-year Ph.D. student. Before joining the Fisher School of Accounting, he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Masters of Accounting Science with a concentration in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include information intermediaries in capital markets and information transfer among various markets participants.

Search

College Info

Warrington College of Business
BRY 100
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

for Alumni & Friends

Warrington
UF

for Faculty & Staff

for Students

Join the Conversation
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest
  • Instagram
Share: