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Jordan M. Schoenfeld

Visiting Professor





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PhD, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, 2015; BS, Miami University, 2009

Areas of Expertise



Financial Accounting


Professor Schoenfeld’s teaching and research focus on financial contracts and the role of information in the financial markets. He recently taught an executive education course in entrepreneurial accounting for startup founders.

Current Research Topics

  • Financial contracts
  • The role of information in financial markets

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Associate Professor, Tuck School of Business, 2019–present
  • Assistant Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, 2018–19
  • Assistant Professor, University of Utah, 2016–18; Griggs Research Fellow; Instructor, 2015

Nonacademic positions

  • Business Risk Consultant, Deloitte & Touche LLP, 2009–11
  • Audit Intern, Deloitte & Touche LLP, 2008

Working Papers

  • With V. Nagar, “Measuring Corporate Exposure to Weather Using Linguistic Analysis”
  • “Shareholder Information Rights in Covenant Contracts”
  • With R. McDonough, “Activists’ Open Letters”

Selected Publications

  • “Contracts Between Firms and Shareholders,” Journal of Accounting Research, forthcoming
  • With V. Nagar and L. Wellman, “The Effect of Economic Policy Uncertainty on Investor Information Asymmetry and Management Disclosures,” Journal of Accounting and Economics, 67(1), 2019
  • With J.V. Chen and V. Nagar, “Manager-Analyst Conversations in Earnings Conference Calls,” Review of Accounting Studies, 23(4), 2018
  • With T. Bourveau, “Shareholder Activism and Voluntary Disclosure,” Review of Accounting Studies, 22(3), 2017
  • “The Effect of Voluntary Disclosure on Stock Liquidity: New Evidence from Index Funds,” Journal of Accounting Economics, 63(1), 2017