Christine (Christy) Sims

Doctoral Candidate

G2 Brooks Hall
310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602
Phone Numbers
Work 706-542-3742
Email Address


Christy Sims is a third year student in the J.M. Tull School of Accounting, anticipating graduation in the spring of 2019. Christy focuses on experimental audit research. Specifically, Christy is primarily interested in auditor interactions, both among the audit team and with the audit client.

Christy worked as a senior auditor for Deloitte, Nashville before joining the PhD program at the University of Georgia. Her clients were primarily in the manufacturing and healthcare industries. Christy was designated as a manufacturing specialist while she was with Deloitte.

Christy earned her Bachelors and Masters of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi, Patterson School of Accountancy. While at UM, Christy was awarded a Marcus Elvis Taylor Memorial Medal, the highest academic distinction awarded by the university.

When not at work, Christy enjoys spending time outdoors, crafting, and baking.


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
  • Accounting
University of Mississippi
  • Accounting
University of Mississippi

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
Senior Auditor 2011 to 2014