Ph.D. in Business Administration - Accounting

Ph.D. Students on the Job Market


  • Andrew Kitto

    Fisher School of Accounting
    University of Florida
    PO Box 117166
    338 Gerson Hall
    Gainesville, FL 32611-7166
    352.273.0225 (office)
    352.392.7962 (fax)

    • Email (andrew.kitto at warrington.ufl.edu)

    Dissertation Title:
    “The Effects of Audit Firm Mergers on Production Efficiency and Competition”

    Committee:
    Robert Knechel (chair), Steve Asare, Blake Bowler, Joel Houston

    Teaching Interest:
    Auditing, cost, and financial

    Bio:
    Andrew received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in accounting from Boston College. After graduating, he worked for Ernst & Young LLP, and for Detwiler Fenton & Co., a Boston-based capital markets research firm. Andrew is a certified public accountant in the state of Massachusetts. His research interests include archival research on auditor competition, audit quality, financial reporting, and equity crowdfunding.


  • Eddie Thomas

    Fisher School of Accounting
    University of Florida
    PO Box 117166
    334 Gerson Hall
    Gainesville, FL 32611-7166
    352.273.0228 (office)
    352.392.7962 (fax)

    • Email (edward.thomas at warrington.ufl.edu)

    Dissertation Title:
    “The Joint Effect of Direct Communication with Users and Authoritative Guidance on Managerial Determinations of Materiality”

    Committee:
    Steve Asare (chair), Robert Knechel, Kathy Rupar, Amir Erez

    Teaching Interest:
    Audit and financial accounting

    Bio:
    Eddie taught philosophy at Mercer University for thirteen years before joining the public accounting firm of Butler, Williams & Wyche as a staff auditor. Eddie is a certified public accountant in Georgia. He pursues experimental research in the areas of financial accounting and audit. His research interests include the social embeddedness of actors in the financial reporting process and corporate social responsibility.


  • Angie Wang

    Fisher School of Accounting
    University of Florida
    PO Box 117166
    338 Gerson Hall
    Gainesville, FL 32611-7166
    352.273.0225 (office)
    352.392.7962 (fax)

    • Email (angie.wang at warrington.ufl.edu)

    Committee:
    Jenny Tucker (chair), Joel Houston, Marcus Kirk, Philip Wang

    Teaching Interest:
    Financial and cost accounting

    Bio:
    Angie received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with double concentrations in Accounting (CPA track) and Finance from Goizueta Business School of Emory University in 2012. She also completed a major in Applied Mathematics and a minor in Japanese language in Emory. Angie’s research interests include financial reporting and disclosure, corporate governance, and diversity.

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

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