Associate Professor
department: Accounting and Management Control 
Campus de Cergy
01 34 43 31 72
Financial Accounting & auditing

Robert Stoumbos is a faculty member in the Department of Accounting and Management Control at ESSEC Business School, where he has held the Chair of Excellence in Financial Reporting since 2022. From 2017 to 2022, he was an Assistant Professor at Columbia Business School in New York. His expertise encompasses the use of accounting in capital markets, the impact of behavioral considerations on financial reporting, and the historical landscape of financial accounting before regulatory intervention. Robert earned his Ph.D. from Yale University and worked as a Certified Public Accountant at Ernst & Young prior to his academic career.


  • 2017: Doctor of Philosophy, Other, Accounting (Yale University United States of America)
Full-time academic appointments
    • 2022 – Now : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
Other Academic Appointments
    • 2022 – 2026 : Chaired Professor « Financial Reporting » (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2017 – 2022 : Assistant Professor (Columbia Business School United States of America)


  • 2021 : Midyear Best Paper Award (Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association, United States of America)