Assistant Professor of Accountancy and RC Evans Innovation Fellow Kim Mendoza has always been interested in the intersection of technology and accounting. She brings her expertise to teaching ACCY 570, Data Analytics Foundations, where students develop the skills to bridge the gap between data science and accounting. Kim earned a B.S. in accounting from Loyola Marymount University and an M.S. and PhD in accounting from the University of Washington. She joined Gies Business in 2017. Her research interests include how technology, in the form of computer algorithms and robo advisors, impact investors’ responses to financial advice. She also examines financial and auditing regulation and its impact on key players’ decision-making processes.