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Andrew J. Leone

Senior Advisor

    Andrew Leone is the Keith I. DeLashmutt Chair of Accounting Information & Management at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

    Before joining Kellogg, Professor Leone was the Warren Johnson Chair of Accounting at the University of Miami’s School of Business Administration from 2008 to 2018. During his tenure at the University of Miami, he served as department chair (2009–2012) and PhD coordinator (2012–2013), until his appointment as vice dean, Faculty Development and Research (2013–2016). Before joining the University of Miami, he held tenure-track appointments at the University of Rochester (1997–2005) and Penn State University (2005–2008). He also held visiting appointments at the University of Chicago (Spring 2001) and the University of Michigan (2002–2003).

    Professor Leone’s research examines the role of accounting information in contracting and the capital markets. He has published in leading academic journals, including Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Health Economics, and Management Science. His research has been recognized with several awards, including the American Accounting Association’s (AAA) Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award (2019); Provost’s University-Wide Research Award, University of Miami (2014); AAA Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award (2013); Emerald Management Reviews’ Citations of Excellence Award (2012); and AAA Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Research Award, 2005.

    Professor Leone has served on the editorial boards of Contemporary Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, and the Journal of Management Accounting Research. He received his BS from Quinnipiac University, MBA from the University of New Hampshire, and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh.

    Professor Leone can be contacted by email through Daniel Chai, a managing director at BRG.

    Areas of Expertise

    Education

    University of Pittsburgh
    PhD, Accounting, 1997

    University of New Hampshire
    MBA, Business, 1991

    Quinnipiac University
    BS, Accounting, 1984