Offers creative and motivated students the opportunity to push the boundaries of traditional accounting with a variety of research topics in empirical accounting, accounting theory, and financial accounting. Please note that this area of specialization requires their doctoral students to complete the graduate-level microeconomics sequence and econometrics sequence at UMD's Department of Economics. Applicants should have completed the equivalent of three semesters of calculus, a semester of linear algebra, and a semester in differential equations.

AIA Faculty Coordinator: Michael Kimbrough

Smith AIA Faculty

Smith PhD AIA Alumni (last 10 years)

Yi Cao Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzen
Heedong Kim CUNY Baruch College
Sijing Wei Creighton University
Yue Zheng Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Kyungran Lee University of Hong Kong
Wenfeng Wang City University of Hong Kong
Chad Ham Washington University in St. Louis
Congcong Li Singapore Management University
Lindsey Gallo University of Michigan
Maryjane Rabier Carnahan Washington University in St. Louis
Robert Felix University of Baltimore
Yura Kim Kookmin University
Amanda Wilford IE Madrid
Wenjie Zhu University of Hong Kong

Top Field Journals

The Accounting Review

The Journal of Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting and Economics

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy