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Angela Gore

Associate Dean for Research & Doctoral Studies;

Associate Professor of Accountancy

  • Department: Accountancy
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  • Phone: (202) 994-6195

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  • Office: Funger Hall, Suite 612 • 2201 G St NW • Washington, DC 20052
  • BS, Central Michigan University,1986
  • PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2000

Research Summary

  • Regulation
  • Disclosure

  • Compensation
  • Governance



  • Peter Vaill Outstanding Doctoral Educator award
    George Washington University School of Business, 2015
  • Cornelius E. Tierney/Ernst & Young Research Award
    Association of Government Accountants, 2014
  • Deloitte Wildman Medal
    American Accounting Association, 2010
  • Outstanding Research Paper
    American Accounting Association GNP section, 2007 and 2000
  • Policy Research Scholar
    George Washington Institute of Public Policy, 2009-2010
  • Undergraduate Teaching Award
    University of Oregon, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Professional Activities

Editorial Positions

  • Journal of Government and Nonprofit Accounting (JOGNA), 2010-present
  • Accounting Horizons, 2006-2009


Selected Publications

  • “Compensation design and political risk: The case of city managers,” with Susan Kulp and Ying Li Compton, Review of Accounting Studies, 2016, forthcoming.
  • “Accounting Restatements, Governance, and Municipal Debt Financing,” with Bill Baber, Kevin Rich, and Jean Zhang, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2013.
  • “The Role of Technical Expertise in Firm Governance Structure: Evidence From Chief Financial Officer Contractual Incentives,” with Steve Matsunaga and Eric Yeung, Strategic Management Journal, 2011.
  • “Why Do Cities Hoard Cash? Determinants and Implications of Municipal Cash Holdings,” The Accounting Review, 2009.
  • “Consequences of GAAP Disclosure Regulation: Evidence from Municipal Debt Issues,” with Bill Baber, The Accounting Review, 2008.
  • “Financial Disclosure and Bond Insurance,” with Kevin Sachs and Charles Trzcinka, The Journal of Law and Economics, 2004.
  • “The Effects of GAAP Regulation and Bond Market Interaction on Local Government Disclosure,” Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2004.