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Oklahoma State University

K HOUSER

Department of Management
Assistant Professor, School of Business

315 BUSINESS BUILDING
STILLWATER, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-9430

k.houser@okstate.edu

Education

  • BBA, University of Texas at Austin, International Business, 1900
  • JD, University of Illinois, 1900

Publications

  • W. Gregory Voss and Kimberly A. Houser. (2019). "Personal Data and the GDPR: Providing a competitive advantage for U.S. companies". American Business Law Journal. (56),
  • Kimberly A. Houser. "Can AI solve the diversity problem in the tech industry? Mitigating noise and bias in decision-making". Stanford Technology Law Review (Forthcoming). (22),
  • Kimberly A. Houser and G. Voss. "GDPR: The end of Google and Facebook or a New Paradigm in Data Privacy?". Richmond Journal of Law & Technology (Forthcoming). (25), 1,
  • Kimberly A. Houser. (2018). "IRS Violating privacy law – must do better.". The Hill.
  • Kimberly A. Houser and D. Sanders. (2018). "The use of big data analytics by the IRS: What tax practitioners need to know". Journal of Taxation. (128), 2,
  • Kimberly A. Houser. (2018). "The European Commission on the Privacy Shield: All Bark and No Bite?". Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy – Timely Tech. .
  • Kimberly A. Houser. (2018). "Can Facebook and Google Survive the GDPR?". Oxford Business Law Blog.
  • L. Chen, J. Gramlich, and Kimberly A. Houser. (2017). "The effects of board gender diversity on a firm’s financial and reputation risk strategy.". Accounting and Finance. (57), 3.
  • Kimberly A. Houser and D. Sanders. (2017). "The use of big data by the IRS: efficient solution or the end of privacy as we know it?". Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law. (19), 4.
  • Kimberly A. Houser. (2017). "The Myth of Meritocracy.". Proceedings of the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Conference.
  • Kimberly A. Houser, D. Sanders, and J Gramlich. (2016). "How current tax law policy is impacting the marijuana industry.". State Tax Notes. (79), 8, 583-594.
  • R. E. Rosacker, Kimberly A. Houser, and K. M. Rosacker. (2015). "A fireside chat on means-testing for social security: The empirical case.". International Journal of Business and Public Administration. (12), 2,
  • Kimberly A. Houser. (2015). "Chapter 1 Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, Chapter 2 Trial and Appeal, Chapter 3 Civil Procedure, Chapter 4 Statutory and Case Law, Chapter 5 Administrative Law. In H. R. Cheeseman Custom ed., The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce.". Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. 1-40.
  • Kimberly A. Houser and R. E. Rosacker. (2015). "High Times: A History of Marijuana Laws in the United States.". International Journal of Business and Public Administration. (11), 2, 131-141.
  • J. Gramlich and Kimberly A. Houser. (2015). "Marijuana business and Section 280E: Potential pitfalls for both clients and advisers.". The Tax Adviser. (46), 7, 524-533.
  • Kimberly A. Houser. (2015). "What Inconsistent Federal Policy Means for Marijuana Business Owners: Washington’s I-502 and the Federal Controlled Substances Act". Gonzaga Law Review. (50), 3, 305-335.
  • Kimberly A. Houser. (2015). "Three do’s and don’ts of social media.". The Puget Sound Business Journal.
  • Kimberly A. Houser. (2014). "Chapter 5 Constitutional Law, Chapter 6 Contracts, Chapter 8 Business Organizations, Chapter 14 Intellectual Property, and Chapter 15 Real and Personal Property. In H. R. Cheeseman Custom ed., The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce". Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. 83-153, 172- 192, 315-358.
  • Kimberly A. Houser and Robert Rosacker. (2013). "High Times: A History of Marijuana Laws". Proceedings of the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Conference.
  • Kimberly A. Houser. (2013). "Legal Guide to Social Media.". New York, NY: Allworth Press.
  • Kimberly A. Houser and R. E. Rosacker. (2012). "A Fireside Chat: The Foundations of Social Security – A Historical and Judicial Assessment.". International Journal of Business and Public Administration. (9), 3, 87-98.

Presentations

  • The IRS’s Modern Use of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data for Tax Enforcement
    ABA Tax Section
    American Bar Association
    Atlanta, GA - October 4 2018
  • How California’s Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 compares to the GDPR
    ALSB
    ALSB
    Portland, OR - August 20 2018
  • GDPR: A chance to level the playing field
    TNW
    TNW
    Amsterdam, TN - May 24 2018
  • Discrimination, bias and big data: problem or solution?
    Law and Ethics of Big Data Colloquium
    Babson College
    Boston, MA - April 27 2018
  • IRS and Big Data: The end of privacy
    SXSW - Ignite!
    SXSW
    Austin, TX - March 13 2018
  • Big Data and the IRS: The end of privacy
    Big Data Speaker Series
    Sage Ocean - UK
    London, UK - March 8 2018
  • The GDPR for US companies: a comparison of EU and US data privacy laws
    Academic International Conference on Interdisciplinary Legal Studies
    AICILS
    Oxford, UK - March 6 2018
  • GDPR
    Soc Sci Foo 2018
    Facebook
    Mountain View, CA - February 2 2018
  • Social Media and College Students: Legal issues for today.
    Alpha Omicron Pi
    Pullman, WA - October 16 2017
  • Federal Taxation of Marijuana Businesses
    Marijuana x Health Seed Grant Workshop
    Washington State University.
    Pullman , WA - October 13 2017
  • A comparison of US and EU privacy law.
    Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference
    Savannah, GA - August 8 2017
  • The Myth of Meritocracy.
    International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Conference
    Orlando, FL - January 3 2017
  • The Dangers of the IRS’s use of Predictive Analytics.
    Panel, Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference
    San Juan, Puerto Rico - August 15 2016
  • The Nolan Ryan Rookie Card Ethical Case Study.
    Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference
    San Juan, Puerto Rico - August 13 2016
  • Big Data as Efficient National Market System Enabler: Dodd-Frank Balances Systemic Risk with Privacy & Confidentiality.
    Ethics of Big Data Colloquium
    Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
    Bloomington, IN - April 8 2016
  • The use of big data by the IRS: efficient solution or the end of privacy as we know it?
    Ethics of Big Data Colloquium
    Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
    Bloomington, IN - April 8 2016
  • Unconscious Bias and the Women’s Leadership Gap.
    Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business
    November 12 2015
  • Legal Issues for Managers and Executives.
    MBA Boot Camp
    Washington State University
    August 19 2015
  • Social Media Law and Online Professionalism.
    First Year Law Student Professionalism Course
    University of Idaho College of Law
    April 20 2015
  • Employment Law Issues for New Hires.
    Alpha Kappa Psi
    Washington State University
    March 26 2015
  • How Unconscious Bias Impacts the Hiring and Promotion of Women.
    University of Idaho Women’s Leadership Conference
    March 25 2015
  • Law School, Law Jobs and the Future of the Legal Field.
    WSU Pre-law Society,
    Washington State University
    November 13 2014
  • Faculty Initiate, Delta Sigma Pi
    Washington State University
    November 4 2014
  • Social Media Law for Facebook Pages
    WSU Alumni Association Leadership Conference
    Washington State University
    October 3 2014
  • Qualifying as an Expert Witness
    ACC 441 – Forensic Accounting
    Washington State University
    September 2 2014
  • Social Media: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You.
    WSYou Orientation Week
    Washington State University
    August 20 2014
  • Washington Marijuana Laws: What Business Owners Need to Know.
    Academy of Legal Studies in Business National Convention
    Seattle, WA - August 7 2014
  • Social Media Law – Do Judges Ever Get it Wrong?
    Common Reading Program
    Washington State University
    April 8 2014
  • New Developments in Social Media Law
    Alpha Kappa Psi
    Washington State University
    April 3 2014
  • High Times: A History of Marijuana Laws.
    International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Conference
    Orlando, FL - December 31 2013

Awards and Honors

  • Dean’s Excellence Award (2017)
  • Dean’s Excellence Award (2016)
  • Exceptional Professor Award (2016)
  • Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award (2016)
  • Guest Football Coach (2015)

Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Multi-Disciplinary Seed Grant
    WSU
    2016

Academic, Military, and Professional Positions

  • Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor, School of Business, August 2018
  • Washington State University, Clinical Associate Professor of Business Law, September 2013 - July 2018
  • University of West Florida, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2012 - 2013
  • HCP Realty Advisors, Inc. and Rail Yard, Inc., General Counsel, 2009 - 2013
  • University of Wisconsin, Lecturer, 2011 - 2012
  • Concordia University, Adjunct Professor, 2010 - 2011
  • St. Edward’s University, Adjunct Professor, 2007 - 2011
  • Law Offices of Kimberly A. Houser, Attorney, 1994 - 2009
  • Rudnick & Wolfe n/k/a DLA Piper, Staff Attorney, 1997 - 1998
  • Ben Franklin Retail Stores, Inc., Corporate Attorney, 1990 - 1994

Courses Taught

  • LSB 3213 (2 Semesters)