Sophia Hamm teaches intermediate accounting in the undergraduate program. She comes to Freeman from the Ohio State University, where she served as an assistant professor of accounting and taught intermediate accounting. Hamm’s primary research interests relate to the role of accounting disclosure in capital markets, executive compensation, labor unions and earnings management. Her papers have been published in Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, and Contemporary Accounting Research. Hamm received her PhD in accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a master’s degree in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in business from Seoul National University. Prior to her doctoral work, Hamm worked as a senior consultant at PWC Korea.
- ACCN 3100
- Bushee, B.J., J.E. Core, W.R. Guay, and S.J.W. Hamm, 2010. The role of the business press as an information intermediary. Journal of Accounting Research 48(1): 1-19.
- Hamm, S.J.W., M.J. Jung, and C. Wang. 2015. Making sense of one dollar CEO salaries. Contemporary Accounting Research 32(3): 941-972.
- Hamm, S.J.W., B. Jung, and W. Lee. 2018. Labor unions and income smoothing. Contemporary Accounting Research, 35(3): 1201-1228.
- Hamm, S.J.W., B. Jung, W. Lee, and D.G. Yang, Organized labor and inventory stockpiling, The Accounting Review, Forthcoming.
Education & Affiliations
- Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
- M.S.E. in Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 2004
- B.B.A. in Business, Seoul National University, 2000