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Thomas Steffen

Thomas Steffen

Associate Professor of Accounting

Professor Steffen’s research concentrates on financial reporting, mandatory disclosure, and voluntary disclosure in the context of capital markets. His current projects focus on derivative and hedging disclosures, non-GAAP earnings, and CEOs’ communications to shareholders. Before joining the Yale School of Management, he attended Duke University for his doctoral studies and earned master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Brigham Young University.


  • PhD, Duke University, 2015
  • MAcc, Brigham Young University, 2010
  • BS, Brigham Young University, 2010



  • FARS Outstanding Discussion Award, 2021
  • Glen McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting Ethics, 2013
  • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, 2013