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Kim Church, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Accounting
315 Bloch Heritage Hall
Areas of expertise: Accounting information systems and managerial accounting topics

Kim Church joined the Henry W. Bloch School of Management in 2013 as an assistant professor of accounting information systems. Prior to joining the Bloch School accountancy team, she received her B.B.A. in accounting from Pittsburg State University; her M.A. in accounting (emphasis information systems) from Kansas State University; and her Ph.D. in accounting with an emphasis in information systems from the University of Arkansas (2010).

Dr. Church’s current research interests include information technology and intangibles, performance measurement with financial and non-financial information, and emerging & disruptive technology implications for research curriculum and practice. Her research won several best paper awards and appeared in the Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, and Journal of Accounting Education.

At the Bloch School, Dr. Church is currently teaching Accounting Information Systems, IT Audit & managerial accounting courses. Her other teaching interests include entrepreneurism and technology-based curriculum.

Dr. Church has received several teaching awards including national recognition such as the Bea Sanders/AICPA Innovation in Teaching Award Honorable Mention 2016, the Mark Chain/FSA Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award 2017, the Jim Bulloch Award for Innovations in Management Accounting Education 2018 and the George Krull/Grant Thornton Innovation in Junior and Senior-Level Teaching Award 2019. She is on the training team for the AICPA Accounting Program for Building the Profession (APBP) in pursuit of advanced curriculum for high school accounting. She also serves in leadership positions for the American Accounting Association (AIS, MAS, TLC sections) and Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).