Kim Zahller, PhD, MBA, CMA

  • Assistant Professor

    • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Central Florida
    • M.S. Accounting, University of Central Florida
    • M.B.A., Finance, Miami University
    • M.A., History, The Ohio State University
    • B.A., History and Creative Writing, Miami University

    Certified Management Accountant, 2017

    Dr. Zahller has published in Behavioral Research in Accounting, the Journal of Accounting Education, the IMA Educational Case JournalStrategic Finance, and Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research.  She is interested in how and why individuals make decisions based on perceptions and trust and how non-financial performance and reporting affect corporate reputation and financial performance.  Her hobbies include horseback riding, dogs, reading, music, fiber arts, and gardening.

    Dr. Zahller serves as the Campus Advocate for the Institute of Management Accountants and is also the faculty advisor for the Student Chapter of the IMA/Appalachian Accountants Club on campus.  She is a member of the American Accounting Association and the Institute of Management Accountants.


    Managerial Accounting (Principles II), Cost Accounting, Advanced Cost Accounting

    Research Interests

    Judgement and Decision Making, Cost Accounting, Non-financial Performance, Accounting Education, Accounting History

Title: Assistant Professor, Student Chapter of the IMA Advisor
Department: Department of Accounting

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6211

Fax: (828) 262-6640

Office address
3118 Peacock Hall