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John R. Twombly Biography

John R. Twombly

John R. Twombly
Director, Undergraduate Programs in Business
Clinical Professor of Accounting and Finance





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Ph.D., University of Chicago, Business Administration
C.P.A., Illinois
M.B.A., University of Chicago, Accounting & Statistics
B.S., University of Pennsylvania, Economics


John Twombly is director of the Undergraduate Programs in Business and Clinical Professor of Accounting and Finance at IIT Stuart School of Business. Dr. Twombly teaches financial accounting and financial management.

A seasoned and popular public speaker, Dr. Twombly delivers seminars for the Financial Analysts Federation throughout the United States and Canada. He has also presented seminars in accounting and finance for numerous corporations, including ABN-AMRO, Caterpillar, Avery International, and Reichhold Chemical. He has taught at Northwestern University's Kellogg School, the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago, and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He was awarded a fellowship from the American Accounting Association and he received the J. Parker Bursk Prize in Statistics.

Research Interests: 

Financial accounting and management