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Dr. Peggy Jimenez earned her Ph.D. in Accounting and M.S. in Taxation from UNT in 2013 and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Before pursuing graduate studies, she worked in the federal tax department of KPMG in Silicon Valley, California. Her work at KPMG included federal and state tax return preparation, calculation of the federal tax accounts for financial statements, and audit of tax accounts on corporate financial statements. Her teaching interests include financial accounting, managerial accounting, and taxation. Her research focuses on social issues that influence tax compliance decisions. Her research has been published in the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy and Advances in Accounting. Dr. Jimenez is a CPA licensed in the state of California. She enjoys traveling, spends most of her spare time with her husband and two young children, and enjoys finding opportunities to use her skills to serve others.