Sophia  Hamm

Sophia Hamm

Assistant Professor

Accounting & Management Information Systems

Background

Sophia Hamm joined the Fisher College of Business in Autumn 2010.

Professor Hamm’s primary research interests relate to the role of accounting disclosure and information asymmetry in capital markets, index trading and institutional investors, executive compensations, labor unions, and earnings management. Her papers have been published in Journal of Accounting Research and Contemporary Accounting Research.  

 

Professor Hamm teaches Intermediate Financial Accounting. Prior to joining Fisher, she taught Introduction to Financial Accounting at Wharton.

 

Professor Hamm received her B.B.A in Business from Seoul National University, her M.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and her Ph.D. in Accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to her doctoral work, she worked as a senior consultant at PWC Korea.

 

Social Science Research Network

Areas of Expertise

Accounting

  • Disclosures
  • Index Trading
  • Information Intermediaries

Finance

  • Capital Markets

Education

  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • MSE, University of Pennsylvania
  • BBA, Seoul National University

Publications

  •  Hamm, Sophia J.W., Michael Jung and Clare Wang. (Forthcoming). "Making Sense of One Dollar CEO Sallaries." Contemporary Accounting Research.
  • Hamm, Sophia J.W., Brian Bushee, John Core, and Wayne Guay. “The Role of the Business Press as an Information Intermediary.” Journal of Accounting Research. 48.1 (2010): 1-19.

Courses

  • ACCTMIS 3201 - Financial Accounting II

    Theory and application of accounting techniques to record and report financial information; asset and liability valuation; income measurement; second of two-course sequence. Prereq: 3200, 3200.02, or BusMHR 2292 (BusAdm 499.01); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 3201.02 or 523.