Rita Nevada Gunn

Rita Nevada Gunn

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Research Interests/Areas of Expertise

Empirical archival, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, financial reporting

Subject Areas




Through her research on earn-outs, corporate inversions, and private targets, Rita Gunn uncovers accounting trends that challenge popular assumptions.

Awards & Accomplishments

Rita was Valedictorian of her Accounting class at N.C. State.

Research Interests

Rita’s research streams include Empirical Archival; Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Restructurings; and Financial Reporting.


PhD, Accounting, Northwestern University

BS, Accounting, North Carolina State University

BA, Economics, North Carolina State University