Fedyk Tatiana

Tatiana Fedyk

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty
Malloy Hall, Room 308


Associate Professor Tatiana Fedyk is an experienced financial analyst and consultant who, before teaching at USF, held teaching positions at the University of California at Berkeley and Arizona State University. Her research interests include R&D investments, real earnings management, financial management tools, accounting value relevance, and underlying volatility.

In her teaching, Dr. Fedyk combines her entrepreneurial consulting experience with her technical and business education to give her students the most well-rounded learning experience possible. She believes in high academic standards and is extremely dedicated to her students’ professional futures. She has received numerous teaching awards, including an award for effectiveness in teaching from the University of California at Berkeley.

Research Areas

  • Accrual Anomaly
  • Earnings quality
  • R&D investments


  • Co-Chair, SOM Strategic Planning Committee
  • EMBA Redesign Committee, Faculty Member
  • Accounting Society, Faculty Adviser
  • AoL committee, Faculty Member


  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of California at Berkeley, 2008
  • C.P.A., Certified Public Accountant, Moscow, Russia, 1996
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Moscow State University, 1990
  • B.S., Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, 1988

Prior Experience

  • Assistant Professor, USF
  • Assistant Professor, ASU
  • CFO, private equity company

Awards & Distinctions

  • Best Paper Award, Western Decision Sciences Institute, 2018 & 2016
  • Teaching Effectiveness Award, University of California at Berkeley, 2006
  • Outstanding GSI Award, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, 2005

Selected Publications

  • “Valuation, Earnings Management and the Underperformance of Loss Seasoned Equity Offerings” (with Fernando Comiran and Joohyung Ha). Accounting and Finance, 16(3), 2016.
  • “The Sharpest Tool in the Shed: Insights from STEM firms’ Financial Statement Management Tools during IPOs” (with Zvi Singer and Mark Soliman). Review of Accounting Studies, 22(4), 2017.
  • “Accounting Quality and Media Attention around Seasoned Equity Offerings” (with Fernando Comiran and Joohyung Ha). International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, Special Issue on Accounting Quality; 26(2), 2017.
  • “R&D Investment Decisions of IPO Firms and Long-term Future Performance” (with Natalya Khimich). Review of Accounting and Finance, 17(1), 2017.
  • “The Accrual Anomaly: Accrual Originations, Accrual Reversals, and Resolution of Uncertainty” (with Zvi Singer and Theodore Sougiannis). Contemporary Accounting Research, first published: June 13, 2019.