Kristina Marie Rennekamp

Kristina Marie Rennekamp

  • Associate Professor
  • Clifford H. Whitcomb Faculty Fellowship

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Theme

  • Behavioral Economics and Decision Research

Faculty Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Behavioral Research
  • Decision Making


Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management


Cornell Directory Entry


Kristina Rennekamp is an associate 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.

Selected Publications

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

Recent Courses

  • NCCB 5000 - Financial Accounting
  • NRE 5040 - PhD Seminar in Accounting

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Cornell University, 2012