We want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy. In support of the changes to the EU data protection law, we’ve updated our privacy notice effective May 25, 2018.


Christopher Stewart is broadly interested in empirical accounting research, but he has a special focus on research questions that lie at the intersection of corporate law, corporate finance, and accounting.

Stewart joined Chicago Booth in 2020. He holds a PhD and Master of Commerce in Accounting from the University of Melbourne, an MBA in Finance from Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada), and a BA from Laurentian University (Canada). Additionally, during his doctoral studies, he spent time as a visiting PhD student at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Outside of academia, Stewart has professional experience as a financial analyst at General Motors of Canada, and as the founder of technology company, which he sold to a private equity firm in 2009. He has teaching experience as a lecturer at The University of Melbourne, and at Dankook University in Seoul, Korea where he taught accounting and finance.

Academic Areas

  • Accounting

2021 - 2022 Course Schedule

Number Course Title Quarter
30001 Cost Analysis and Internal Controls 2022 (Spring)