Kara Obermire is an assistant professor of accounting at the Oregon State University College of Business.
Prof. Obermire completed a Ph.D. in accounting at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Business in 2016. Prior to her doctoral studies, she was a Senior Associate at Deloitte and primarily worked on public clients in the financial services industry. Professor Obermire was also an adjunct instructor and lecturer at the University of Montana and The Ohio State University. She remains a licensed CPA in the state of Washington.
Prof. Obermire’s research focuses on the monitoring of financial reporting by auditors and audit committees. Her work addresses audit committee effectiveness, audit quality, auditor independence, and geographically distributed audit engagement teams.