Ewa Sletten

Associate Professor

Accounting & Management Information Systems


Professor Sletten’s research focuses on the role of incentives in disclosure and financial reporting, and informational implications of these incentives for capital markets. Her recent research examines the role of institutional investors and litigation in financial reporting and disclosure decisions. She has also studied IPOs and international financial reporting issues. Her research has been published in leading academic journals: Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, and The Review of Accounting Studies. Before joining OSU, Ewa was on the faculty of MIT Sloan School and Boston College. She earned her MS in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her PhD from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. She was certified as a CPA in Illinois.

Professor Sletten teaches Honors Introduction to Accounting I. She has previously taught courses at both undergraduate and graduate level, including Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Managerial Accounting and Cost Accounting. 



Best Dissertation Award, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association, 2008


Areas of Expertise

  • Capital Markets
  • Disclosures
  • Financial Reporting
  • Institutional Investors


  • Ph.D. in Accounting, Northwestern University
  • M.S. Accounting, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • B.A. Finance and Accounting, University of Łódź, Poland




ACCTMIS 2200H - Introduction to Accounting I
Structure and use of financial reports; role of accounting and auditing in markets and organizations. Prereq: Honors standing, and Soph standing. Not open to students with credit for 211H.