Introduction


John D. Gallemore is a fifth-year accounting Ph.D. student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He will join the faculty of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business as an assistant professor in July 2014.

His research interest is financial accounting, with a focus on the effects of accounting on the regulation and behavior of financial institutions. He is also interested in the effect of taxes on economic outcomes. He has presented at several accounting and banking conferences, including the UNC Tax Symposium and the FDIC Bank Research Conference.

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 Ph.D. 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.