Margaret Kim

PhD Student
Post Doctoral Scholars
TEMPE Campus


Professional Certifications & Prior Education:

  • Certified Public Accountant, State of New Jersey (inactive) 
  • M.B.A. in Professional Accounting, Rutgers University
  • B.A. in Community Health, Brown University
  • Member AICPA


Accounting Work Experience:

  • Ernst & Young, LLP - Senior Auditor
  • The Newark Group, Cranford, NJ - Reporting and Compliance


Teaching Interests:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Auditing

Research Interests

Research Interests:

  • Archival financial accounting/reporting
  • Selection and retention of audit firms
  • Interaction of governance mechanisms
  • Corporate political activity


Current Works-in-process:

  • “Does federal lobbying activity confer a competitive
    advantage to audit firms?”
  • "Monitoring the Monitors: the Influence of Institutional
    Ownership and Analyst Following on Non-Audit Fees"