Tisha King

Assistant Professor

Email: tisha.king@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3799
Fax: 902-494-1107
Mailing Address: 
Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building, Room 4124
6100 University Ave, PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Tax compliance
  • Judgment & decision-making
  • Fraud
  • Social justice


  • PhD Management (Wilfrid Laurier)
  • MSc (Leicester)
  • BSc (West Indies, Cave Hill)

Research interests

Professor King’s research centres on judgment and decision making within the context of taxpayers. Some of her recent studies investigate how advances in technology, punishment outcomes, and perceptions of fairness influence tax compliance. She also examines tax professionals’ motivations to pursue tax careers.

Selected publications

  • When I grow up ... Understanding the motivations that individuals have for pursuing a career in tax. Hahn, T. & King, T. Issues in Accounting Education, 36(3), 1-21  (2021)
  • Selfish sharing? The impact of the sharing economy on tax reporting honesty. Berger, L., Guo, L. & King, T. Journal of Business Ethics 167(2), 181-207  (2020)

Selected awards and honours

  • 2021  Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Research Grant
  • 2020  CPA Canada – CAAA Research Grant Program
  • 2018  CPA Canada – CAAA Financial Accounting, Assurance and Tax Research Grant
  • 2018–2020  CAA Centre for Capital Markets and Behavioural Research Fund
  • 2017–2021  Laurier Graduate Scholarship

Current teaching

  • COMM 1102  Managerial Accounting