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About Me

John Gallemore studies how firms’ economic and financial reporting behavior are shaped by corporate tax policy and enforcement.


His research has been published in top journals, such as the Journal of Accounting and EconomicsJournal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Management Scienceand Contemporary Accounting Research. His research and expertise has been featured by media outlets such as the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, and Bloomberg. He is an associate editor for the Journal of Accounting and Economics and is a member of the editorial board of The Accounting Review.


He joined UNC Kenan-Flagler in 2021. He teaches Strategic Cost Analysis and Performance Management in the full-time MBA program. He was named an MBA Teaching All-star for 2021-22 and 2022-23.

Prior to joining UNC Kenan-Flagler, he was on the faculty at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he won the Emory Williams Award for Teaching Excellence, the school-wide teaching award decided by students across all MBA programs. He was also named one of Poets & Quants “Best 40 Under 40” business school professors.


He received his Ph.D. in Accounting, Master’s in Business Administration (where he finished first in his class), B.S. in Business Administration, and B.A. in Political Science all from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Outside of research and teaching, he enjoys playing and watching sports, reading, traveling, and spending time with his wife and daughters.

Contact Information

John Gallemore

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Kenan-Flagler School of Business

300 Kenan Center Drive

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

john_gallemore (at)

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