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Samantha Seto

Ph.D. Candidate

Academic Department: Accounting

Area of Specialization: Accounting


I am a Doctoral Candidate in Accounting with a focus on behavioral research in Accounting. Prior to joining the Doctoral program in 2017, I worked in Audit, Transactions Advisory, Financial Reporting, and Budget Management for Ernst & Young LLP and the University of Toronto. I am a certified CPA, CA.


BBA, University of Toronto (2011)
MSBA, University of Washington (2019)

Research Interests

My research examines the influence of accounting information and disclosure on individual judgment and decision-making. My papers examine how the evolving disclosure landscape influences the behavior and judgments of key stakeholders (investors, managers, and auditors).


Foster School PhD Teaching Award (2021)
Edna Benson PhD Fellowship (2017-2021)
University of Toronto Scholar (2009)