James is a fourth-year doctoral student in the J.M. Tull School of Accounting where he focuses on financial archival research. His research interests relate to how managerial incentives affect voluntary disclosure decisions, and how non-traditional sources of accounting information influence firms’ information environments.
Prior to joining the doctoral program, James was an external auditor at Ernst & Young,
LLP. He earned his Master of Finance and Bachelor's in Accounting from Texas A&M University. James also holds an active CPA license.
When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing racquetball, and running.
BS, Accounting, Texas A&M University, 2014
MS, Finance, Texas A&M University, 2014
Prior Professional Positions
Ernst & Young, Staff Auditor, 2014 to 2016
- Financial Accounting and Reporting
- Voluntary Disclosure