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Ashley Newton

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Ashley Newton

Department: John T. Steed School of Accounting
Office: Adams Hall Room 200
Phone: (405) 325-6342
Address: 307 W. Brooks, Room 200
Norman, OK 73019

Ashley Newton is an Assistant Professor in the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma and has master’s degrees in Accounting and Health Administration from Missouri State University. Her research interests include financial disclosure quality and corporate governance issues.  She is a licensed CPA (Missouri).


  • Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Oklahoma
  • MAcc, Accounting, Missouri State University
  • MHA, Health Administration, Missouri State University
  • B.S., Accounting, Missouri State University


  • “On the Threshold of Compliance: Public Charities and the Public Support Test,” 2022, Accounting Horizons 36(1): 171-196.
  • “Performance Peer Groups in CEO Compensation Contracts,” (with Tor-Erik Bakke and Hamed Mahmudi), 2020, Financial Management 49(4): 997-1027.
  • “A Closer Look at Politically Connected Corporations: Evidence from Citizens United,” (with Vahap Uysal), 2019, Managerial Finance 45(5): 637-653.
  • “The Risk Relevance of Oil and Gas Producers’ Financial Performance: An Analysis of Successful Efforts and Full Cost Earnings,” 2016, Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly.
  • “Executive Compensation, Organizational Performance, and Governance Quality in the Absence of Owners,” 2015, Journal of Corporate Finance 30(1): 195-222.