Before joining The Catholic University of America, Dr. Kim was an assistant professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and George Washington University's School of Business. Her research focuses on earnings quality and class action securities litigation. Prior to beginning her career in higher education, she worked as a CPA doing tax specialist work and personal financial planning for Deloitte & Touche LLP and KPMG Peat Marwick LLP.
Kim has presented her work at conferences around the world, including the American Accounting Association conference and the European Financial Management Association conference. She has also been awarded several fellowships, including the Deloitte & Touche Doctoral Fellowship Award.