Justin Leiby

Justin Leiby

Associate Professor of Accountancy and Professor Ken Perry Faculty Fellow

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196 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-7825

jleiby2@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
  • B.A., German, University of Pittsburgh, 2004
  • B.S.B.A., Accounting, University of Pittsburgh, 2004

Positions Held

  • Associate Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018 to present
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Georgia, 2016-2018
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Florida, 2012-2016

Recent Publications

  • Leiby, J. (2018). The Role of Consultant Recommendations and Management Team Prestige in Management Control System Adoption. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 66 1-13.
  • Bol, J., & Leiby, J. (2018). Subjectivity in Professionals's Incentive Systems: Differences between Promotion-and Performance-Based Incentives. Contemporary Accounting Research, 35 (1), 31-37.
  • Leiby, J., & Madsen, P. (2017). Margin of Safety: Life History Strategies and the Effects of Socioeconomic Status on Self-Selection into Accounting. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 60 21-36.
  • Farrell, A., Grenier, J., & Leiby, J. (2017). Scoundrels or Stars? Theory and Evidence on the Quality of Workers in Online Labor Markets. The Accounting Review, 92 (1), 93-114.
  • Knechel, W., & Leiby, J. (2016). If You Want My Advice: Status Motives and Audit Consultations about Accounting Estimates. Journal of Accounting Research, 54 (5), 1331-1363.

Other Publications

Article

  • Kadous, K., Leiby, J., & Peecher, M. (2013). How Do Auditors Weight Informal Contrary Advice? The Joint Influence of Advisor Social Bond and Advice Justifiability. The Accounting Review, 88 (6), 2061-2087.

Working Paper

  • Donelson, D., Ege, M., & Leiby, J. (2018). Audit Firm Reputational Consequences of Client Misconduct Unrelated to Accounting.

Honors and Awards

  • Professor Ken Perry Faculty Fellowship in Accountancy, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018 to present
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008,2009,2011,2012

Current Courses

  • Assurance and Attestation (ACCY 405) Conceptual introduction to diverse means by which assurers improve the quality of information used by third parties for contracting purposes, with emphases on the credibility- and relevance-enhancement properties of assurers' services. Topics include the economics of assurance and attestation, and concepts including independence, risk, evidence, and control. Projects facilitate self-discovery of knowledge and development of professional skills and attitudes. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours.

Contact

196 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-7825

jleiby2@illinois.edu

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