Name: Hannah Richards, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor of Accounting

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington
                   MBA, Mississippi College
                   B.S., Mississippi College

Office: 113 Thurmond Building

Phone: 803/323-4832


Area(s): Financial Accounting, Audit

Dr. Richards is an Assistant Professor at Winthrop University, where she teaches financial accounting and auditing.  Her research focuses on how auditor turnover impacts corporate events and reveals information about the financial reporting system. She has a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington and a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an MBA in finance from Mississippi College.  While working as an auditor for Harper, Rains, Knight & Company, P.A., she acquired her CPA license. For obtaining the second-highest scores on the 2014 CPA exams in Mississippi, Hannah received the T. E. Lott Silver Medal. In her spare time, Hannah is an avid podcast listener and enjoys running and traveling.