About

Joseph Weintrop, PhD, is the Stan Ross Professor of Accountancy and the Academic Director of the Executive Doctorate in Business (EDB) program at the Zicklin School of Business. Previously, as the Executive Director of the Doctoral Program in Business for 12 years, he oversaw its growth, whose graduates have achieved top placement in colleges in the U.S. and around the world.

Prior to joining the academic world, he held positions, with the Ford Motor Company, the Steel Company of Canada, and Peat, Marwick, Mitchell – Toronto (now KMPG), where he qualified as a Canadian Chartered Accountant.

Dr. Weintrop’s research interests involve the economic consequences of various accounting and disclosure regulations. His early work in the role of accounting numbers in various compensation and debt contracts remains highly cited to this day. Recent work investigates SEC changes in non-GAAP earnings disclosures and changes in SEC registration delisting rules.

His research has been published in leading accounting and finance publications such as the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Financial Economics, and Administrative Science Quarterly.

Dr. Weintrop received his PhD in Accounting, Finance, Statistics, and Economics from University of Oregon.

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