Summary Vita for Kimberly J. Tribou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Accounting

(325) 793-3859

Ph.D. Business Administration (Accounting) Texas Tech University        2019
M.B.A. Policy and Planning University of New Mexico 2008
B.B.A. Accounting  McMurry University 2004



Staff Accountant Chavarria, Dunne, and Lamey LLC CPAs         2004-2005
Staff Accountant Gap, Inc. 2005-2007
Senior Auditor United States Department of Energy 2007-2013
Audit Manager    TFC Consulting 2013-2015
Teaching & Research Assistant Texas Tech University        2015-2019
Assistant Professor McMurry University          2019-present



Managerial Accounting, Financial and Managerial Accounting for MBAs, Introduction to Taxation, Federal Tax Research, Internal Audit, and Advanced Accounting Information Systems and Data Analytics


I research audit topics from a federal government perspective. My research interests include budget slack, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), internal control quality, and election uncertainty. I am also interested in pedagogical research.

“Separate but not Equal (Remuneration): Firm Disclosures of the Wage Gap”. 2018. In Karen Maas and Craig V. VanSandt (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Annual Conference of the International Association for Business and Society, 312-323.

“Legal and Ethical Performance of US Government Contractors: A Façade of Compliance” with Patsy G. Lewellyn and Jeanne M. Logsdon. 2016. In Vanessa Hill and Craig V. VanSandt (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference of the International Association for Business and Society, 129-141.

“Teaching Fish to Ride Bicycles: Using Active Learning Strategies to Increase the Relevance of Introductory Accounting Courses” Presented at the Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting at the AAA Annual Meeting, August 2018


American Accounting Association (AAA): Government and Not-for-Profit, American Taxation Association; Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum; and Diversity sections; Association of Government Accountants; Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management; Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR); and International Association for Business and Society (IABS)

AWARDS & HONORS   Rawls College of Business Administration Doctoral Research Grant (2019); Rawls College of Business Administration Graduate Scholarship (2015-2019); Graduate Writing Center Fellow, Texas Tech University (2018); TEACH (Teaching Effectiveness And Career Enhancement) Fellowship, Texas Tech University (2017-20)