Justin Leiby

Justin Leiby

Associate Professor of Accountancy and Professor Ken Perry Faculty Fellowship in Accountancy

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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

  • Donelson, D., Ege, M., & Leiby, J. Forthcoming. Audit Firm Reputational Consequences of Alleged Non-Accounting Misconduct by Clients: How Bargaining Power Temporarily Shifts Around Securities Litigation. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory.
  • Bol, J., & Leiby, J. Forthcoming. Status Movtives and Agent-to-Agent Information Sharing. Review of Accounting Studies.
  • 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.

Other Publications

Articles

  • 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.
  • 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.

Honors and Awards

  • Professor Ken Perry Faculty Fellowship in Accountancy, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018 to present

Current Courses

  • Risk Management and Innovation (ACCY 574) Decision making and analytic approaches to help organizations navigate disruptive changes in practices, technology, regulation, and culture to serve stakeholders (customers, employees, investors, the public). Course content focuses on identifying and quantifying risks, and balancing between achieving consistent, measurable outcomes and delivering stakeholder-driven objectives. Cases and experiential learning will emphasize developing tools to translate data into insights, tie these insights into managing stakeholder interests, and communicating these insights to decision makers.

  • Special Research Problems (ACCY 593) Individual investigations or research projects selected by the students, subject to approval by the graduate adviser and the executive officer of the Department.

Contact

196 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-7825

jleiby2@illinois.edu

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