Jerry Mathis is a post-doctoral research associate at Washington University in St. Louis, where he started in July 2021 after graduating from the doctoral program at the University of Michigan. He is an empirical accounting researcher and examines issues such as voluntary disclosure, managerial credibility, sustainability regulation, and market microstructure. He has recently taken an interest in the intersection of tax strategy and financial reporting, as well.
Jerry holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in accounting (specializing in taxation) from the University of Florida, a master’s degree in business analytics (with a specialization in business process analytics) from Southern Methodist University, and a doctoral degree in accounting from the University of Michigan.
Outside of work, Jerry is very happily married to his husband, Eric, and is a proud dog dad of their Australian shepherd, Oliver. He loves photography, travel, programming projects, ceramics, crochet (don't knock it until you try it), gourmet cooking and volunteering his time to causes from financial literacy programs to mentoring first-generation college students.