Andrew Leone is the Keith I. DeLashmutt Chair of Accounting Information & Management. Prior to joining Kellogg, Professor Leone was the Warren Johnson Chair of Accounting at the University of Miamiâ€™s School of Business Administration from 2008 to 2018. During his tenure at the University of Miami, he served as Department Chair (January 2009 - May 2012), and then Ph.D. Coordinator (June 2012 â€“ June 2013) until his appointment as Vice Dean, Faculty Development and Research (July 1, 2013 â€“ November 2016). Prior to joining the University of Miami, Professor Leone 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 Leoneâ€™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: American Accounting Association's, Distinguished Contribution to the Literature Award, 2019;Provostâ€™s University-Wide Research Award, University of Miami, 2014; American Accounting Associationâ€™s, Notable Contribution to the Literature Award, 2013; Emerald Management Reviewâ€™s Citations of Excellence Award, 2012; and American Accounting Associationâ€™s 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 B.S. from Quinnipiac University, MBA from the University of New Hampshire, and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.