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Leah Baer

Assistant Professor and Armanino Faculty Scholar
359 Cornell Hall

Leah Baer is an assistant professor of accountancy. She teaches accounting information systems. Her research interests include corporate governance and director and executive incentives. In particular, she examines incentives stemming from the director and executive labor markets.


B.S. (Mathematics), Illinois State University, 2011; MSAcc, Illinois State University, 2013; Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2018; CPA, Colorado


Baer, Leah, Inder Khurana, and Hoyoun Kyung. 2023. “Internal Control and the Insider versus Outsider CEO Choice.” Journal of Management Accounting Research 35 (2): 43-68.