Professor of Accountancy and KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accountancy and
Director of Accountancy PHD Program
Theodore Sougiannis is a professor of accountancy. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley; an MA in economics and an MBA in finance from York University, Ontario, Canada; and an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Piraeus, Greece. He worked as an accountant at Texaco Athens. He has been at the University of Illinois since 1990. His research interests are in financial accounting; and he focuses on the use of accounting numbers in stock market valuations, the choice of financial accounting rules, and accounting regulation. He has published articles in leading accounting and finance journals. His teaching interests are in intermediate and advanced financial accounting and financial statement analysis.