The Nomura Securities Company Professor; Professor of Accounting and Finance
The Wharton School
Robert Holthausen is The Nomura Securities Company Professor of Accounting and Finance. Before coming to Wharton, he was a professor of accounting and finance at the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago. Prior to his academic career, he was a CPA working at Price Waterhouse and he was also in the finance group at Mobil. Holthausen is widely published in both finance and accounting journals. His research has appeared in such publications as Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Finance, and Journal of Financial Economics. He has served in various editorial capacities for all five journals listed above; either as a consulting editor, associate editor, editorial board member, or reviewer. He is currently an editor of the Journal of Accounting and Economics. Holthausen has won teaching awards from both the undergraduate and MBA students at Wharton, including the David J. Hauck Award. He earned his doctorate at the University of Rochester where he also earned his MBA.