Carol Marquardt is the Stan Ross Professor in the Stan Ross Department of Accountancy at City University of New York’s Baruch College Zicklin School of Business. Prior to joining Zicklin in 2006, Prof. Marquardt was an assistant professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University and the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis. Prof. Marquardt teaches advanced financial accounting to undergraduate students a seminar in empirical research in financial accounting to doctoral students. Her research focuses on corporate financial reporting strategy and has been published in The Accounting ReviewJournal of Accounting Research, Management Science, Review of Accounting StudiesContemporary Accounting ResearchJournal of Business Finance and Accounting, and Accounting Horizons. Her research was also honored in 2007 with the American Accounting Association Financial and Reporting Section’s “Best Paper Award.” Professor Marquardt is an active member of the American Accounting Association and is on the editorial board of The Accounting Review and an editor for Accounting Horizons.