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Chris Pearson

PhD Program: Concentration in Accounting
Years in Program: 3
Expected Graduation: 2022


Chris Pearson is a Ph.D. student at the Von Allmen School of Accountancy. He received his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in accounting from Southern Utah University, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. His research interests lie in external audit and corporate governance, using experimental methods. Prior to pursuing his PhD at the University of Kentucky, he worked as an external auditor for Deloitte in Las Vegas, NV, primarily focusing on gaming clients.

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