Colleen Honigsberg

Dean of Curriculum and Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Faculty Co-Director, Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance; Member, SEC Investor Advisory Committee

Colleen Honigsberg is an Associate Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, where her research is focused on the empirical study of corporate and securities law. Her recent papers have examined gaps in the regulatory environment for financial advisors, the effect of usury laws on credit availability, and the incentive structure for auditors. Her research has been featured in major mainstream publications such as the Economist, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times, and her scholarship has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Law & Economics and the Journal of Accounting Research.

Prior to joining the faculty in 2016, Professor Honigsberg received her Ph.D. from Columbia Business School and her J.D. from Columbia Law School. She has expertise in accounting and previously worked as a Certified Public Accountant for PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services and for Compass Lexecon. In addition, she previously served as a Senior Economic Research Fellow with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

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