Current Students

Click below to view profiles of our current job market candidates and students in the Ph.D. program


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Davidson Gillette

4th Year Ph.D. Student

2021-2022 Job Market Candidate

Undergraduate School and Degree: East Carolina University, BA History
Graduate School and Degree Title: East Carolina University, MSA
Previous Working Experience: Tax Senior Associate, KPMG - CPA (AL, VA)
Research Focus: Taxpayer and Investor Judgment and Decision Making

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Tucker Davis

3rd Year Ph.D. Student

2021-2022 Job Market Candidate

Undergraduate School and Degree: Western Kentucky University, BS Accounting & BA Mathematics
Graduate School and Degree Title: Western Kentucky University, MS Mathematics
Previous Working Experience: Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Western Kentucky University
Research Focus: Top Management Team Incentives, Synergies, and Group Decision-Making

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Leah Diehl

3rd Year Ph.D. Student

2021-2022 Job Market Candidate

Undergraduate School and Degree: University of Michigan, Music Performance with Teacher Certification
Graduate School and Degree Title: Eastern Michigan University, MSA
Previous Working Experience: Tax, Plante Moran PLLC
Research Focus: Accounting Professionals Judgement and Decision Making

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Kyle Smith

3rd Year Ph.D. Student

2021-2022 Job Market Candidate

Undergraduate School and Degree: Bowling Green State University, BSBA Accounting & Economics
Previous Working Experience: Financial Analyst, Deloitte Consulting
Research Focus: Nonprofit Archival

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Steve Dannemiller

2nd Year Ph.D. Student

Undergraduate School and Degree: Villanova University, BBA Accountancy & International Business
Graduate School and Degree Title: Villanova University, MAC & MBA
Previous Working Experience: Assurance Staff, EY, Graduate Business Honors Program, Securities Exchange Commission
Research Focus: Auditor Judgment and Decision Making

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Ryan Polk

2nd Year Ph.D. Student

Undergraduate School and Degree: The College of William and Mary, BBA Accounting
Graduate School and Degree Title: The University of Virginia, MSA with Emphasis in Taxation
Previous Working Experience: Tax Senior Associate, EY 
Research Focus: Financial Accounting, Analyst Forecasts, & Taxation

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Millie McAleer

1st Year Ph.D. Student

Undergraduate School and Degree: The University of Alabama, BS in Accounting
Graduate School and Degree Title: The University of Alabama, MAcc
Previous Working Experience: Assurance Senior Associate, EY; Licensed CPA in Louisiana
Research Focus: Financial Accounting, Analyst Forecasts, & Taxation

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Kelsey Murrell

1st Year Ph.D. Student

Undergraduate School and Degree: Clemson University, BS in Accounting 
Graduate School and Degree Title: Clemson University, MPAcc
Previous Working Experience: International Tax Associate, KPMG 
Research Focus: Taxation

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