Kristina Marie Rennekamp

Kristina Marie Rennekamp

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Theme

  • Behavioral Economics and Decision Research

Faculty Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Behavioral Research
  • Decision Making


Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management


Cornell Directory Entry


Kristina Rennekamp is a professor of accounting at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. Her research examines financial accounting from a behavioral perspective and, particularly, how biases affect managers' disclosure decisions and users' judgments with respect to those disclosures. She has taught financial accounting in the residential MBA programs in Ithaca, and in Cornell's Executive MBA Americas.

Rennekamp is the recipient of numerous awards. Her research has been published in leading journals, including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research, Foundations and Trends in Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Financial Reporting, and the Review of Accounting Studies.

Rennekamp received her MS and PhD from the Johnson School. Prior to joining Cornell, she was a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • One of Poets and Quants’ Best 40 Under 40 Professors (2017)
  • Johnson School Teaching Honor Roll (2016) Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
  • Best Dissertation Award (2013) AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section

Recent Courses

  • NCC 5000/LAW 6460 - Financial Accounting
  • NRE 5040 - PhD Seminar in Accounting

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, 2012