Christoph J. Sextroh conducts research in international financial accounting with a focus on capital market communication (i.e., investor relations, financial intermediaries), the dissemination and processing of (financial) information, and the political economy of accounting regulation. His research has been published in international journals such as the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, and the Journal of Empirical Finance. He is an editorial board member at the Journal of Business Finance & Accounting and won several research and teaching awards.
Sextroh received his Ph.D. in the field of accounting from the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB) at the University of Mannheim Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS). He was a visiting researcher at London Business School and at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.
Christoph Sextroh teaches financial accounting and corporate communication at the master's level as well as data analytics and financial narrative-oriented courses for PhDs and executives. He also taught courses on financial statement analysis for executives and master level courses on earnings management, accounting for mergers and acquisitions, and securities valuation.