Matthew L. Hoag, Ph.D., C.P.A.

Associate Professor of Accounting

Dr. Hoag is an alumnus of Gonzaga University’s accounting program. After graduation, he worked for three years as an audit associate/senior in KPMG’s Seattle office with clients in a range of industries including healthcare, technology, higher...

Dr. Matthew L. Hoag

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Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Business Administration (Major Area: Accounting), University of Tennessee-Knoxville

B.B.A, Accounting, honorscum laude, Gonzaga University

Courses Taught

ACCT 260: Principles of Accounting I

ACCT 361: Intermediate Accounting II

ACCT 362: Accounting Information Systems

ACCT 464: Auditing

MACC 665: Audit Research and Practice

ACCT 367 (finance majors): Financial Reporting & Analysis


Dr. Hoag is an alumnus of Gonzaga University’s accounting program. After graduation, he worked for three years as an audit associate/senior in KPMG’s Seattle office with clients in a range of industries including healthcare, technology, higher education and manufacturing.

Dr. Hoag is excited to be teaching at his alma mater and is passionate about advising and mentoring students to empower their success. He integrates current business events, corporate governance theory, and ethical issues in course lessons and assignments to encourage students to recognize the importance of the big picture. Dr. Hoag is also an avid Gonzaga basketball fan. Go Zags!

Accepted Manuscripts

 Matthew L. Hoag and Gabriel D. Saucedo (2018) Disclosure and Audit Implications of Nonfinancial Measures: A Teaching Case. Current Issues in Auditing: Spring 2018, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. I1-I13.

Teets, W. and Hoag, M. 2017. “Operating Leases Used to be the Easy Ones. Today’s CPA (Nov/Dec):34-40

Hoag, M., Myring, M. and Schroeder, J. 2017. “Has Sarbanes-Oxley Standardized Audit Quality?” American Journal of Business 32 (1): 2-23.

Orchard, L. and Hoag, M. 2014. “Revenue Process Internal Control for Manufacturers: An Evaluation Tool for Independent Auditors and Managers.” Journal of Business & Economics Research 12(2): 137-144

Carver, B., Cline, B. and Hoag, M. 2013. “Underperformance of Founder-led Firms: An Examination of Compensation Contracting Theories During the Executive Stock Options Backdating Scandal.” Journal of Corporate Finance 23 (December): 294-310.

Hoag, M. and Hollingsworth, C. 2011. “An Intertemporal Analysis of Audit Fees and Section 404 Internal Control Deficiencies” (with Carl Hollingsworth). Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 30 (2): 173-200.