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Justin Leiby

Associate Professor of Accountancy and Professor Ken Perry Faculty Fellow


Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
B.S.B.A., Accounting, University of Pittsburgh, 2004
B.A., German, University of Pittsburgh, 2004

Positions Held

Associate Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, 2018 to present
Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Georgia, 2016-2018
Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Florida, 2012-2016

Recent Publications

Bol, J., Leiby, J. 2018. Subjectivity in Professionals's Incentive Systems: Differences between Promotion- and Performance-Based Incentives. Contemporary Accounting Research, 35: 31-37

Leiby, J. 2018. The Role of Consultant Recommendations and Management Team Prestige in Management Control System Adoption. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 66: 1-13

Farrell, A., Grenier, J., Leiby, J. 2017. Scoundrels or Stars? Theory and Evidence on the Quality of Workers in Online Labor Markets. The Accounting Review, 92: 93-114

Leiby, J., Madsen, P. 2017. Margin of Safety: Life History Strategies and the Effects of Socioeconomic Status on Self-Selection into Accounting. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 60: 21-36

Honors and Awards

Professor Ken Perry Faculty Fellowship in Accountancy, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018 to present