James M. Collins Visiting Associate Professor of Business Administration
Mozaffar Khan is the James M. Collins Visiting Associate Professor of Business Administration. He teaches Financial Reporting and Control in the MBA Required Curriculum.
He is the Honeywell Professor of Accounting (on leave) and head of the accounting PhD program at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management where he has served since 2010, and previously served as an Assistant Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management from 2005 to 2010.
Professor Khan’s research examines the role of accounting information in capital markets. In particular, he has examined the effect of accounting information and accounting quality on equity price formation, the interaction between equity prices and corporate equity issuance and acquisition decisions, the effect of government capital assistance programs on banks’ equity issuance and loan growth during the recent financial crisis, insider trading and short selling, the costs of corporate debt covenant violations, and measurement and effects of qualitative characteristics of accounting information such as accounting quality and conservatism. His research has been published in a variety of leading academic journals, and cited in media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. His work with Leonid Kogan and George Serafeim on the stock price impact of mutual fund trading pressure has been recognized with a Whitebox Prize Runner-up award.
Professor Khan holds a PhD from the University of Toronto, and since 2009 has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Accounting and Economics, one of the top 3 academic research journals in the area.
In his spare time Mo enjoys history, movies, and running.