Anywhere (Siko) Sikochi

PhD Candidate
Department: Accounting
Office: 384B Business Building
Phone: 814-863-5462


Anywhere (Siko) Sikochi is a PhD Candidate and Graduate Lecturer in Accounting. Siko entered the program in 2011 and is expected to graduate in May, 2016. He is a recipient of the KPMG Doctoral Scholarship, the W. Edward and Kay M. Hastings Graduate Scholarship, the Frank P. and Mary Jean Smeal Endowment Fund scholarship, the J. Kenneth and Nancy N. Jones Graduate Scholarship, the Peter E. Liberti and Judy D. Olian Scholarship, and the William A. and Joan L. Schreyer Graduate Scholarship. Siko has served as teaching assistant for and has taught Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making. He currently teaches managerial accounting at the undergraduate level.

Siko holds an MBA from Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia (2011). He received his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College (2005). Siko worked in the Financial Markets and Life Sciences Practices at Charles River Associates (2007 - 2009), and with FTI Consulting (2005 - 2006). He is a member of the United States Student Achievers Program (USAP), the KPMG Accounting Doctoral Student Association, and the American Accounting Association.

Siko is married and has two children. The whole family enjoys running, and loves attending the many music and arts festivals that take place during the Summer in Boalsburg and State College areas.

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A copy of my curriculum vitae (CV) can be obtained here (Curriculum Vitae)

Current Research

Siko is currently doing financial (empirical) archival research on the relation between voluntary disclosure, information environment of the firm, and litigation risk. He is also doing research in debt contracting.


MBA, Gen. Management/Finance, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, 2011

BA, Economics, Russian, Middlebury College, 2005


ACCTG 404, Managerial Accounting: Economic Perspective