Lisa McLuckie Thain
Doctoral Student in Economics
Job Market Candidate
Lisa's research interests are managerial accounting using experimental methods. She focuses on interpersonal interactions, information environments, and incentives. While in the PhD program, she taught managerial accounting, tax accounting, and the honors research seminar. She is the recipient of the 2016 Eller College of Management Faculty of the Year - Small Class Award for the Introduction to Federal Taxation course. This award is based on student nominations and votes.
Prior to the PhD program, Lisa worked in public accounting performing both audit and tax services for clients in highly regulated industries - banking, insurance, and gaming. She moved into internal audit for a large, publicly traded insurance company before moving into project accounting at a start-up renewable energy company. Lisa actively maintains her CPA license.
When not working on research, Lisa enjoys yoga and exploring new places whether it be a new neighborhood where she lives or a different country.