Lynn Rees

Kathleen L. and J. Rogers Rainey, Jr. '44 Chair in Accounting

Biography

Professor Lynn Rees is the Kathleen L. and J. Rogers Rainey, Jr. Chair in Accounting at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University and has previously been on the faculties at Washington State University and University of Houston. He recently completed a Research Fellow appointment at the Financial Accounting Standards Board. In this capacity, he informed accounting standard setters by conducting original research and summarizing existing studies that directly pertain to issues addressed by the Board. His research and teaching interests are in the information content and value-relevance of financial reporting both in the domestic and international domain.

Professor Rees has published articles in top-tier scholarly journals such as The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Finance, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Review of Accounting Studies, among others. He has also published in the practitioner oriented journals Journal of Investing andAccounting Horizons. His research has contributed to knowledge concerning how capital market participants use and interpret accounting information. He has consulted with various companies on topics such as employee stock options, security investment strategies, and financial statement analysis.

Professor Rees has made numerous professional conference presentations in Japan, Taiwan, England, Brazil, Singapore, Amsterdam, and many U.S. cities. He currently serves as an editor for Accounting Horizons and has previously served as co-editor of the Journal of International Accounting Research and as Associate Editor of Advances in Accounting.  He also serves as an editorial board member and ad-hoc reviewer for several other journals.