Dr. Sandra Chamberlain, CPA CMA PhD, Associate Professor in the Accounting and Information Systems Division, was acknowledged by UBC|Sauder Dean Robert Helsley as the new CPA Chair of Accounting at the November 20, 2017 UBC|Sauder CPA Education Foundation Appreciation Event.
Dr. Chamberlain is pictured above with colleague and fellow faculty member Dr. Kin Lo FCPA FCA PhD, associate dean (students) and holder of the CPA Professorship in Accounting.
The CPA Chair of Accounting was created in 1980 to mark the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Faculty of Commerce at the University of British Columbia. This endowed chair provides the holder with an honorarium to support their academic activities.
Dr. Chamberlain’s research interests include accounting and economics, valuation of publicly traded firms using accounting information, accounting and contracting, earnings quality and accounting for financial institutions. She has recently taught “Accounting for Management Control and Incentives (BCom)” and “Empirical Methods in Accounting Research (PhD)”.
Brenda Waechter FCPA FCGA, CPAEF board chair, said, “the CPAEF is delighted with Dr. Chamberlain’s appointment and we wish her continued academic success in her research, teaching and publications.”