School of Business Faculty

Kara Wells

Kara Wells HeadshotKara Wells

Assistant Professor

kwells23@uw.edu

Wells’ research is in empirical financial accounting, with a focus on corporate governance, investor uncertainty and accounting information, and the determinants and consequences of individual managers and accounting information. She has published in The Accounting Review and the Quarterly Journal of Finance. Prior to joining UW Bothell, she was an assistant professor of accounting in the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. Wells received her doctorate in Accounting from the University of Southern California.