School of Accountancy
Valerie graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2005 with a BS in Accounting and worked four years with the KPMG audit practices in both Houston and Phoenix, leaving the firm in 2009 as an Audit Senior Associate. Valerie earned a Masters of Accountancy from Arizona State University in 2010, during which time she worked as a Teaching Assistant for Introductory Financial and Managerial classes. Valerie taught three semesters of Introductory Financial Accounting at Mesa Community College and two semesters of Intermediate and Introductory Financial Accounting classes at Arizona State University prior to entering the PhD program.
General area of research interest is behavioral audit, with particular interest in auditor litigation.