Charles (Chad) Ham

PhD Candidate

Accounting & Information Assurance
MAC at Villanova University; B.S.B.A at Bucknell University

Chad joined the Accounting and Information Assurance doctoral program in 2010.  His primary research interests are in financial accounting, particularly the role of managers in firm performance, financial reporting decisions, and litigation risk.  Chad’s research has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and  Prior to joining the Smith School, Chad worked in Citco Fund Services’ financial reporting division and KPMG’s audit division, where he earned his CPA license. 



Chad's work can be found on the Social Science Research Network.