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Cristi A. Gleason

Cristi A. Gleason Accounting

Associate Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow
W350  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • PhD in Management, Cornell University, 1998
  • MAc in Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1992
  • BS in Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1990


  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Financial Reporting of Income Tax


  • 2007 Tax Manuscript Award, American Taxation Association, August 2007
  • Dean's Teaching Award, 2006

Selected Publications

Working Papers

  • Evidence on the Construct Validity of Returns-Based Measures of Conservatism, Brad Hepfer, Cristi A. Gleason, W. Bruce Johnson, Samuel J. Melessa
  • Consequences of Material Weaknesses in Tax-Related Internal Controls for Financial Reportingand Earnings Management, Cristi A. Gleason, Morton Pincus, Sonja O. Rego
  • Lobbying and Opposition to SFAS 123(R): Am Examination of Capign Contributions from CEOs and PACs, Cristi A. Gleason, Matthew Glendening
  • Did SOX and FIN 48 eliminate the knowledge spillover benefits of auditor-provided tax services?, Cristi A. Gleason, Lillian F. Mills, Michelle L. Shimek

          Prior Positions

          • Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, August 1998 - June 2004

          Review and Editorial Work

          • Referee, Management Science, April 2013
          • Referee, Journal of Business Finanace and Accounting, September 2010

          Professional Affiliations

          • Editorial Board Member, Contemporary Accounting Research, June 2010 - current
          • Editorial Board Member, The Accounting Review, 2006 - current

            Committees and Professional Service

            • Elected Faculty Council, 2013-current
            • Acadmic Technologies Advisory Council, 2011-current