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Albers School of Business and Economics

Accounting Faculty

Niranjan 'Chips' Chipalkatti, PhD

PhD, University of Massachusetts
BComm, University of Bombay
ACA, India
Chair, Dept. of Accounting
Professor, Accounting
Program Director, MPAC
Phone: 206-296-5764
Building/Room: Pigott 515B

Davit Adut, PhD

PhD, Accounting, Finance minor, Texas A&M University
MBA, Saint Mary's University
BBA, Istanbul University (Turkey)


Assistant Professor, Accounting
Phone: (206) 296-5713
Building/Room: Pigott 507

Dennis Applegate, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, CFM

MA, Public Administration, University of Washington
BA, Business Administration, University of Washington
Lecturer, Accounting
Building/Room: Pigott 409

Sarah Bee, MBA, CIA

MBA, Seattle University
BS, Business Administration, Central Washington University
Senior Instructor, Accounting
Program Director, Internal Audit
Phone: 206-296-5788
Building/Room: Pigott 425

Carlos De Mello-e-Souza, PhD

PhD, Accounting, Cornell University
MBA, Cornell University
MS, Operations Research, Federal University of Rio
BS, Electrical/Systems Engineering, Catholic University of Rio
Associate Professor, Accounting
Program Director, MSBA
Phone: 206-296-5739
Building/Room: Pigott 426

Ray Ishii, CPA

BA, Accounting, Washington State University
Senior Adjunct, Accounting

Marinilka Kimbro, PhD

PhD, Accounting with minor in International Business, University of Maryland
Faculty Fellowship, CIBER, University of Antwerp, Belgium
BBA, Inter-American University of Puerto Rico
Assistant Professor, Accounting
Phone: 206-296-5716
Building/Room: Pigott 505

Bruce Koch, PhD

PhD, Accounting, The Ohio State University
MA, Accounting, University of Florida
BSBA, Accounting, University of Florida
Professor, Accounting
Phone: 206-296-5815
Building/Room: Pigott 510

Steve Mar, MBA

MBA, Seattle University
BA, University of Washington
Adjunct, Accounting
Phone: 206-660-4596
Building/Room: Pigott 316B

John V. Merle

MBA with Honors, International Business (Finance), Golden Gate University
BA, Cal State University - San Francisco
Program Director, Bridge MBA
Senior Instructor, Accounting
Senior Instructor, Finance
Phone: 206-398-4628
Building/Room: Pigott 431

Gabriel Saucedo, PhD

PhD, Accounting, Virginia Tech
MA, Accounting and Information Systems, Virginia Tech
BBA, Accounting, with Additional Concentration in Human Resource Management, Gonzaga University
Assistant Professor, Accounting
Phone: 206-296-5707
Building/Room: Pigott 412

Susan Weihrich, PhD

PhD, Accounting, University of Houston
MS, Accounting, University of Houston
BA, Economics and Political Science, Rice University
Licensed CPA, State of Texas
Associate Professor, Accounting
Phone: 206-296-5784
Building/Room: Pigott 423

Valentina Zamora, PhD

PhD, Accounting, University of Washington
MBA, University of Oregon
MA, Asian Studies, University of Oregon
Postgraduate Studies in International Business, Netherlands School of Business
BA, Accounting, University of Oregon
Associate Professor, Accounting
David E. Tinius Professor in Accounting, 2017-2020
Phone: 206-296-5703
Building/Room: Pigott 414