Mariya Ivanova joined the Department of Accounting in September 2017. She holds a PhD in Business Administration and Management (major Financial Accounting) from Bocconi University, Milan, Italy and MSc in Accounting from Northern Illinois University, IL, USA. Her research interests lie at the intersection of financial reporting, corporate governance, financial fraud, and debt contracting. Prior to joining the Department, she was a lecturer in Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis at Bocconi University and spent a term as a visiting researcher at the London School of Economics, London, UK.
Mariya's current projects explore the mechanisms through which board networks influence firm’s financial reporting choices, audit fees, and the probability of scrutiny in the case of material adverse events such as allegations of financial fraud as well as the effects of personal and professional experience on financial reporting behavior, decision-making, and debt-contracting.