Kim Church, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Areas of expertise: information technology, performance measurement, systems dynamics and business process simulation; technology in the classroom
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 from Kansas State University; and her Ph.D. in accounting with an emphasis in information systems from the University of Arkansas.
Church's current research interests include investments in information technology and intangibles, performance measurement, resource-event-agent (REA) framework as an ontology, systems dynamics and business process simulation and use of technology in and for the classroom. At the Bloch School, Church is currently teaching Accounting Information Systems and IT Consulting. Her other teaching interests include managerial decision making, cost accounting, entrepreneurism and technology-based curriculum.
Church has received several teaching awards such as Excellence in Teaching from the Walton College of Business from the University of Arkansas in 2005 and 2007, as well as Favorite Faculty Member, voted by the Dean's Student Advisory Board at the Walton College of Business in 2003. She is a member of American Accounting Association, Beta Alpha Psi, Institute of Management Accountants and ISACA.