Professor Lock joined Baruch as an assistant professor in 2018. He completed his Ph.D. in Accounting and M.S. in Finance at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. His research interests include the areas of corporate disclosure, information intermediaries (including security analysts, credit rating agencies, and the news media), and the use of machine learning in accounting. Currently, he teaches Data Analytics in Accounting in the masters program at Baruch College.