Economic Research Fellow (2016-2018)
Office of Economic and Risk Analysis
Zach Kowaleski was an economic research fellow in the Office of Economic and Risk Analysis at the PCAOB between October 2016 and June 2018. He is now an assistant professor of accountancy at the University of Notre Dame. Zach's research explores the effect of the institutional setting on auditor behavior and audit outcomes. His fellowship projects examine related questions in the audits of broker-dealers.
Zach worked at PwC and specialized in the audits of financial service companies. He earned his BBA, MAcc, and Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.