Prof. Dr. Janine Maniora is Professor of Finance and Accounting at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Before she joined TUM in October 2018, she was Assistant Professor at TU Dortmund University from 2016-2018. She received a master’s degree in Business Administration and Economics at Ruhr-University Bochum, majoring in International Accounting, Auditing, and Taxation. During her studies, she studied abroad at University of California, San Diego, and Tongji University, Shanghai. She also gained practical experience in the accounting and auditing profession at diverse companies around the globe (e.g., KPMG Düsseldorf; KPMG Huazhen, Beijing; NTS Ltd., Shanghai; Schenker Inc., New York). Moreover, she has been recognized with the German University Prize of the German Equities Institute (Deutsches Aktieninstitut, DAI) and the Manfred Fischer Foundation (Stiftung der Westfälischen Kaufmannsgilde). Before completing her Ph.D., she was a one-year visiting scholar at Boston University (BU) in the Accounting Department of the Questrom School of Business and invited attendee of Ph.D. seminars in Accounting at Harvard Business School (HBS) in 2015. She completed her Ph.D. in Accounting at Ruhr-University Bochum in 2016.
Her empirical research focuses on corporate (non-)financial reporting and disclosure decisions in different settings. For instance, this comprises research questions around auditing and assurance services, the enactment of disclosure regulations, sustainability and integrated reports, corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance effects, digitization and new information technologies, as well as social media and networking effects in the accounting world. She has published several times in the Financial Times Top 50 scientific journal Journal of Business Ethics and in the German journal of practitioners Zeitschrift für kapitalmarktorientierte und international Rechnungslegung (KOR). Her research is regularly presented at international (e.g., Auditing Section (AS), International Accounting Section (IAS), Management Accounting Section (MAS) Midyear or Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association (AAA) and European Accounting Association (EAA)) and national conferences (e.g., Annual German Accounting Conference or Annual Conference of the German Academic Association for Business Administration (VHB)).
She is a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA), European Accounting Association (EAA), Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft e.V. (SG), European Auditing Research Network (EARnet), German Academic Association for Business Research (Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft e.V. – VHB), and German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (Deutscher Hochschulverband – DHV). Furthermore, she continually serves the scientific community in multiple functions, such as ad-hoc (e.g., Journal of Business Ethics) or conference reviewer (e.g., Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) of the AAA Annual Meeting), discussant (e.g., International Accounting Section (IAS) Midyear Meeting of the AAA), track chair (e.g., VHB – Sustainability Management) or editor (e.g., Accounting Research Center (ARC) of the EAA in the Event Section).