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Aaron Zimbelman

Assistant Professor


Aaron Zimbelman is an Assistant Professor in the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. He received his Ph.D. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his MAcc and BS (accounting) degrees from Brigham Young University.  

Research Interests

Financial statement fraud, auditing, judgment and decision making, and experimental economics.

Research Publications

"Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made? Differing Perceptions of Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists on Characteristics for Success," (with E. Black, F.G. Burton, and D. Wood), The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 2010, August: 189-198.


Ph.D., Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014
Master of Accountancy - Professional, Brigham Young University, 2009
B.S., Accounting, Brigham Young University, 2009