- School of Accountancy
Contact InformationEccles Business Building 818
Ph.D., University of Iowa (2018)
After receiving her Bachelors in Accounting from Penn State University, Kathryn Brightbill worked at a number of locally owned manufacturing firms. She received her PhD from the University of Iowa and her research interests include the application of pragmatics to financial reporting, financial analysts, and the comparative value of analyst teams. She is happily married to Ethan Brightbill.
Teaching Experience: Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting
Research Interest: Pragmatics, including gricean maxims and politeness theory
Linguistics, including cross-cultural influences on accounting