Ph.D. Student in Data Sciences and Operations
Rashmi is a first year PhD student in the statistics group at USC Marshall School of Business. He is broadly interested in statistical methods and their application in social science and business. Prior to joining USC, he received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.
Ph.D. Candidate in Accounting
Katherine Simeon Bruere is a Ph.D. student in the Leventhal School of Accounting. She is interested in empirical financial and audit research, specifically M&A, goodwill and intangible assets, the PCAOB, and going-concern assessments. Prior to starting the Ph.D. program, Katherine worked at Ernst & Young as an auditor in Dallas’ Financial Services division, as well as an accountant at Merit Energy. Katherine earned a BA and an MA in Accounting at Baylor University (2014) and is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas.