Jonathan Glover

Jonathan Glover
James L. Dohr Professor of Accounting
Accounting Division
Areas of Expertise
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Accounting & Auditing
  • Fundamental Investment Analysis
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Organizations & Markets
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(212) 8541911

Jonathan Glover is the James L. Dohr Professor of Accounting and Chair of the Accounting Division at Columbia Business School. His research interests include financial and managerial accounting, public policy, accounting history, information economics, mechanism design, incentive theory, and relational contracts. The topics he has worked on include earnings management, accounting conservatism, financial accounting standard setting and regulation, corporate governance, information system design, performance measurement, and managerial compensation. He has published more than 50 research papers in leading journals in accounting, economics, and related fields.


Before joining Columbia, Jonathan was on the faculty of the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University from 1992-2015, where he taught a variety of MBA courses on financial and managerial accounting and a PhD course on accounting and information economics. He served as Head of the Ph.D. Program at Tepper from 2008-2011. He also held visiting positions at U.C. Berkeley in the spring of 2000 and at Columbia during 2014-2015. Professor Glover was an academic fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from 2004-2005.


Professor Glover is the incoming managing editor of Foundations and Trends in Accounting, an outgoing editor of The Accounting Review, has been an associate editor of Management Science, and serves or has served on the editorial boards of the The Accounting ReviewContemporary Accounting Research, and the Review of Accounting Studies. 


Jonathan graduated from the Accounting Honors Program at The Ohio State University in 1988 and from Ohio State’s PhD Program in Accounting in 1992. Ohio State’s Omicron Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi awarded him their Alumnus of the Year Award in 2016.




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