Savannah Guo

Assistant Professor, Accounting

Savannah Guo

Office: Ansari Business 317D
Tel: (775) 784-6886
savannahguo@unr.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Texas Tech University – Lubbock, TX, May 2018 Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, Accounting emphasis
  • DePaul University – Chicago, IL, June 2013 Master of Science in Accountancy Graduated with distinction
  • Tianjin University of Finance and Economics – Tianjin, China, June 2011 Bachelor in Accounting Bachelor in Finance

Research Interests

Archival Financial Reporting and Disclosure, Earnings Management, Tax Avoidance

Publications

  • Short Selling and Corporate Tax Avoidance (with Sabrina Chi and Kirsten Cook), Advances in Taxation, forthcoming.
  • Market Response to Chief Accounting Officer Hiring Announcements (with Sabrina Chi, Kirsten Cook, and Derek Oler): Journal of Accounting and Free Enterprise, forthcoming.

Working papers

  • Earnings Management in Firms with Data Security Breaches (with Jacob Haislip, Robert Pinsker, and Howard Xu): revising for resubmission (second round) to Journal of Information System
  • The Effect of Clawback on Managerial Use of Expectations Management and Market Consequences: in preparation for journal submission.
  • Equity Financial Assets: A Tool for Earnings Management – A Case Study of Youngor Group (with Jianfang Ye): in preparation for journal submission.

Teaching Experience

  • ACCT 5301: Financial and Managerial Accounting for MBAs, Summer I 2018, Texas Tech University
  • ACCT 2300: Introduction to Financial Accounting, Spring 2017, Texas Tech University
  • ACCT 2301: Introduction to Managerial Accounting, Fall

Teaching Training

  • Teaching with Technology (TwT) Certificate program, (scheduled) 2018-2019
    • Participant in selective seminar program hosted by the Teaching & Learning Technologies of University of Nevada, Reno.
    • Training focused on innovative approaches to teaching with technology.
  • Groundworks Teaching Program, January 2018
    • Participant in three-day selective program hosted by the Teaching, Learning, & Professional Development Center of Texas Tech University.
    • Training focused on teaching methods and philosophies of student learning outcome creation, classroom management, and active learning.

Presentations

  • Short Selling and Corporate Tax Avoidance (with Sabrina Chi and Kirsten Cook): 2017 AAA Annual Meeting, 2017 ATA Midyear Meeting
  • The Effect of Clawback on Managerial Use of Expectations Management and Market Consequences: 2017 Haskell & White Corporate Reporting and Governance Conference
  • Market Response to Chief Accounting Officer Hiring Announcements (with Sabrina Chi, Kirsten Cook, and Derek Oler): 2016 AAA Annual Meeting

Awards and Honors

  • Burke-Mayburn Scholarship, 2014-2018
    • Awarded by Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business
  • Covenant Health and Social Services Graduate Fellowship, 2017-2018
    • Awarded by Texas Tech University Graduate School
  • Ph.D. Student Research Grant, 2016 and 2017
    • Total of $3,900 for data purchase for two research projects, awarded by Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business
  • STARR Scholarship, 2011-2013
    • Awarded by DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business

Professional Experience and Licenses

  • Accountant, Texas Tech University School of Law, 2014
    • Reconciled general ledger, prepared monthly expense and budget reports
    • Processed appropriate university paperwork for new employees
    • Prepared Travel applications and reimbursements, created purchase orders, and reconciled department credit card transactions
  • Staff Accountant, Chicagoland CPAs, 2013
    • Prepared federal and state income tax returns for individuals
    • Prepared payroll tax deposits & returns, and sales tax returns for small businesses
    • Provided assistance in client data conversion & client fee analyses
  • Passed CPA exams in the state of New Hampshire, 2013