Christine Ann Botosan, Board Member for the Financial Accounting Standards Board
Keynote Speaker, Friday, January 3, 2020 | UH Hilo Campus
Christine Ann Botosan joined the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on July 1, 2016. Her first term concludes on June 30, 2021, and she is eligible for reappointment to a second term. Prior to joining the Board, Ms. Botosan served as a professor of accounting at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah.
An award-winning professor and researcher, Ms. Botosan has a broad knowledge of accounting issues, with particular expertise in the areas of financial statement analysis and valuation.
Ms. Botosan has served in a variety of roles during her tenure at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. In addition to her tenure as a professor, she served as a leadership fellow in the office of the vice president and as the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Presidential Chair in Ethical Financial Reporting. She was previously the associate dean of graduate affairs and an associate professor of accounting.
Prior to joining the University of Utah in 1999, Ms. Botosan was an assistant professor of accounting at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Previously, she served as a lecturer at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario.
Ms. Botosan has served the academic community in numerous ways, including as president of the American Accounting Association from 2014–2015.
A certified valuation analyst and a chartered professional accountant of Canada, Ms. Botosan received her Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Michigan and received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, Canada.