John D. Gallemore is a fourth-year accounting PhD student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research interests include the effects of financial accounting and taxation on financial institutions and bank regulation and the determinants and consequences of corporate tax avoidance. He has presented at several accounting and banking conferences, including the UNC Tax Symposium and the FDIC Bank Research Conference. He won the best paper award at the 2011 University of Oxford CBT Doctoral Meeting for his first year research paper, Deferred Tax Assets and Bank Regulatory Capital (program webpage / paper).
Recently, he was awarded one of the ten 2012 Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship Awards (press release), and was the American Accounting Association's representative at the 2013 European Accounting Association Doctoral Colloquium in Paris, France.
Prior to entering the PhD program, he earned a Master's in Business Administration (where he finished first in his class), a B.S. in Business Administration, and a B.A. in Political Science, all from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He previously worked for Navigant Consulting as a consultant and Lenovo Group Limited as a financial planning and analysis intern.