Tom Kubick

Assistant Professor of Accounting and Information Systems
Primary office:
(785) 864-7318
315-F Summerfield

Academic Areas

Accounting and Information Systems


Ph.D. in Business, Concentration: Accounting, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2011
M.P.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008
B.S.B.A. in Management, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2005

Research Interests

Taxation and Corporate Finance

Selected Publications

"Product market power and tax avoidance: Market leaders, mimicking strategies, and stock returns" with Dan Lynch, Mike Mayberry and Tom Omer. Forthcoming in The Accounting Review.

“The economic relevance of chief marketing officers in firms’ top management teams” with John Abernathy and Adi Masli. Journal of Business & Economics Research (2013) 11 (12), 555-568.

"The effectiveness and valuation of political tax minimization" with Matt Hill, G. Brandon Lockhart and Huishan Wan. Journal of Banking and Finance (2013) 37, 2836-2849.

"Corporate tax avoidance and the timing of annual earnings announcements" with Aaron Crabtree. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting (2014) 42, 51-67.

Professional Certifications

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Colorado
Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)
Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
Chartered Adviser in Senior Living (CASL)
Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)

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