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Kim Walker

Assistant Professor
Kimberly Walker
3110 Pamplin (0101)
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Madison




Kimberly Walker received a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and also a B.S and M.S. degree from North Carolina State University. She is a licensed CPA in North Carolina with over six years of professional experience as an external and internal auditor. Before entering into a doctoral program, she worked for Carlisle as an IT Audit Manager in North Carolina, where she worked primarily on operational and compliance audits.

Kimberly's research interest focuses on factors that influence auditors' judgment and decision making related to financial reporting. Specifically, she is interested in how audit technologies, such as audit data analytics, impact auditors' judgments, and audit quality. Her honors and awards include AICPA Doctoral Fellowship and recipient of the best paper award at the 2018 AAA Diversity Section meeting.