Huntsman Alumni Magazine

Spring 2012

New Faces: Chad Simon

A professor who won the 2011 “Best Paper Award” at a top auditing research symposium in Europe has agreed to join the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business faculty as an assistant professor. He will teach accounting with an audit emphasis.

Chad Simon has worked as an assistant professor at University of Nevada – Las Vegas since 2008 and has garnered a considerable amount of professional ex­perience in a short amount of time.

With a doctorate from the University of Georgia and a master’s of ac­countancy from Brigham Young University, Dr. Simon specializes in audits and has been published in Accounting Review and Accounting Academic. The “Best Paper Award” recognition came at the 6th European Auditing Research Network (EARNet) Symposium in 2011.