Kristina Rennekamp is an assistant professor of accounting at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. Her research examines financial accounting from a behavioral perspective, and particularly how biases affect managers' disclosure decisions and users' judgments with respect to those disclosures. She teaches financial accounting in both the one-year MBA program in Ithaca and Cornell's Executive MBA of the Americas. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship and the AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section's award for the best dissertation completed in 2012. Her research has been published in leading journals, including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research, Foundations and Trends in Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Financial Reporting, and the Review of Accounting Studies. She received her MS and PhD from the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Prior to joining Johnson at Cornell, she was a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- Bloomfield, Robert; Rennekamp, Kristina; Steenhoven, Blake. "No System is Perfect: Understanding how Registration-Based Editorial Processes Affect Reproducibility and Investment in Research Quality" Journal of Accounting Research. 56.2 (2018): 313-362
- Asay, Scott; Libby, Robert; Rennekamp, Kristina. "Firm Performance, Reporting Goals, and Language Choices in Narrative Disclosures" Journal of Accounting and Economics. 65.2-3 (2018): 380-398
- Asay, Scott; Libby, Robert; Rennekamp, Kristina. "Do features that associate managers with a message magnify investors’ reactions to narrative disclosures?" Accounting, Organizations and Society (forthcoming).
- Bonsall IV, Samuel; Leone, Andrew; Miller, Brian; Rennekamp, Kristina. "A Plain English Measure of Financial Reporting Readability" Journal of Accounting and Economics. 63.2-3 (2017): 329-357
- Asay, Scott; Elliott, W.; Rennekamp, Kristina. "Disclosure Readability and the Sensitivity of Investors' Valuation Judgments to Outside Information" The Accounting Review. 92.4 (2017): 1-25
- Elliott, W.; Grant, Stephanie; Rennekamp, Kristina. "How Disclosure Features of Corporate Social Responsibility Reports Interact with Investor Numeracy to Influence Investor Judgments" Contemporary Accounting Research. 34.3 (2017): 1596-1621
- Elliott, W.; Rennekamp, Kristina; White, Brian. "The Paradoxical Behavioral Effects of a Directional Goal on Investors' Risk Perceptions and Valuation Judgments" Journal of Behavioral Finance (forthcoming).
- Elliott, W.; Rennekamp, Kristina; White, Brian. "Does Concrete Language in Disclosures Increase Willingness to Invest?" Review of Accounting Studies. 20.2 (2015): 839-865
- Rennekamp, Kristina; Rupar, Kathy; Seybert, Nicholas. "Impaired Judgment: The Effects of Asset Impairment Reversibility and Cognitive Dissonance on Future Investment" The Accounting Review. 90.2 (2015): 739-759
- Libby, Robert; Rennekamp, Kristina; Seybert, Nicholas. "Regulation and the Interdependent Roles of Managers, Auditors, and Directors in Earnings Management and Accounting Choice" Accounting, Organizations and Society. 47 (2015): 25-42
Awards and Honors
- One of Poets and Quants’ Best 40 Under 40 Professors (2017)
- Johnson School Teaching Honor Roll (2016) Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
- Half Century Faculty Research Fellow (2016)
- Best Dissertation Award (2013) AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section
- NCCB 5000 - Financial Accounting
- NCCY 5000 - Financial Accounting
- Ph D Cornell University, 2012