Teri Lombardi Yohn, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and PwC Faculty Fellow at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. Prior to joining Indiana University, Dr. Yohn served on the faculty of Georgetown University. She also served as the Academic Fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the SEC and on the faculty of University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Yohn received her Ph.D. in Accounting from Indiana University.
Dr. Yohn researches the effects of corporate disclosures on the stock market and the systematic relations between current financial information and future profitability. She also researches restatement causes and disclosure choices and the effects of IFRS adoption on the capital markets. She has published in journals such as The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Review of Accounting Studies. She currently serves on the editorial board of The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies and Accounting Horizons. Dr. Yohn has testified before the Senate on IFRS issues and served as a member of the Blue Ribbon Panel for Private Company Financial Reporting. She also served as the President of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association. She teaches financial accounting to undergraduate students and a doctoral seminar on capital markets research.
Charles Trzcinka, Ph.D, holds the James and Virginia Cozad Chair of Finance at Indiana University School of Business. Dr. Trzcinka is regarded as an expert on financial markets and investments. In addition to publishing numerous scholarly articles, he is frequently quoted on matters pertaining to individual investors. His monographs and articles dealing with mutual funds and institutional money management have received widespread attention in the national press (New York Times, MONEY Magazine, USA Today, Business Week, Forbes). He is the author of the Forbes Stock Market Course, a well known guide for individual investors.
Dr. Trzcinka received a Ph.D. in financial economics from Purdue University in 1980. His academic and professional assignments, among other things, have included: professorships at SUNY Buffalo and New York University; Director of the U.S. Commerce Department's MBA program in the People's Republic of China; and, Senior Economist with the Office of Economic Analysis of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. He has been a consultant to a variety of investment organizations, including the Virginia Retirement System, Richards & Tierney, and the New York State Attorney General's Office. He also has published extensively in well respected financial academic journals. Dr. Trzcinka is a member of the American Economics Association, American Finance Association and the Association for Investment Management and Research. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance and the Financial Review.