Amanda is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at San Diego State University with ten years of public accounting experience. After completing her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Science in Taxation at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts, she began working in the tax department for Deloitte's real estate group in Boston. She has also spent time working for KPMG, Ernst and Young, and Rothstein Kass in Bermuda, Los Angeles, and New York City. Although she has worked in many areas of tax over the years, she specializes in corporate and partnership taxation, specifically within investment management firms. She received her Ph.D. in Business, with an Accounting Specialization, at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Her research focuses on understanding how public policy drives corporate decisions, and how policy-related decisions impact our economy. She is particularly interested in the use of complex cross-border tax strategies within large multinational companies. Her published work has appeared in the Review of Accounting Studies.