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Linda E. DeAngelo

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Professor of Accounting and Arthur Young Professor of Accounting

Linda DeAngelo's current work on corporate ownership and governance and her recent work on the use of accounting information in proxy fights and management buyouts are highly valued by those who study accounting issues related to the financial markets' use of accounting information and those who study the economics of auditing.

She joined our faculty from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester, where she was associate professor. Before that, she was on the faculty of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She has published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Financial Analysts Journal, The Accounting Review, and the Journal of Financial Economics.

In addition, she serves as associate editor for the Journal of Accounting and Economics. She received her undergraduate degree in voice from the University of Southern California, an M.S. degree in accounting from the University of Oregon, and a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Washington. She and her husband, Harry C. DeAngelo, professor of finance and new director of the J. Ira Harris Center for the Study of Corporate Finance, have done important joint research on issues involving the role of proxy contests in the governance of publicly held corporations, and the effects of changes in corporate ownership structures.