Wayne Landsman is the KPMG Professor of Accounting and associate dean of the PhD Program.
Dr. Landsman’s research focuses on the role of accounting information in capital price formation. Topics of research include pensions, employee stock options, asset securitization, and fair value accounting. He has published over 60 articles in leading scholarly and professional journals.
He teaches courses in financial accounting and financial reporting. He served as chair of the accounting area at UNC Kenan-Flagler from 1991-98.
Dr. Landsman was president of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association, and served on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, which advises the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), from 1998-2001.
He received his PhD in business, his MBA and his MS in statistics from Stanford University, and his AB magna cum laude in economics from Princeton University.