Professor Amy Hutton teaches courses on Financial Accounting and Analysis and Corporate Disclosure and serves as the program director for the Ph.D. in Accounting program. Prior to joining the Carroll School, she was a faculty member at the Tuck School of Business and the Harvard Business School. Professor Hutton's most recent research explores the relation between financial reporting opacity and crash risk, management reputation building, and the roles of various capital market intermediaries. As a result of her research, Hutton was named to the Congressional review board opining on the Securities Industry Association’s ‘best practices for equity research.’
Professor Hutton was an editor of the Accounting Review from 2011-2014 and has published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Accounting Studies, the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance and the Harvard Business Review.
Recently, Professor Hutton won the Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award for her “Groundbreaking Research” which demonstrates how strong corporate governance combats earnings manipulation.
From 2003-2007, Professor Hutton was a member of the board of directors of Bandag, Inc. where she served as chair of the Audit Committee.