Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Texas at Dallas; M.P.A. in International Economics, Cornell University; B.S. in Business Administration, Cornell University. Dr. Lim comes to Pepperdine from Idaho State University where he held the Excellence in Research Chair in Accounting. His areas of specialization include narrative disclosure in periodic financial reports and its effect on financial market, the role of monitoring mechanisms in ratcheting budget, and the impact of D&O Insurance on voluntary disclosure behaviors. He has presented his works at conferences and workshops and recently published an article in Management Science. Several of his former students are currently pursuing their Ph.D./J.D. in Accounting/Law.