Chair, Professor and Deloitte & Touche LLP Faculty Fellow
Dr. Loeb joined the faculty at Maryland as an Associate Professor in 1982 (from North Carolina State University, where he was a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and Business).
Dr. Loeb's early research was in economic mechanism design, incentive regulation, cost allocations, and cost-based procurement contracting. His current research (with Professor Lawrence Gordon) deals with economic aspects of information security and the interface between managerial accounting and information technology. In addition to being a Professor at the Smith School, he holds an Affiliate Professorship in University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS). Dr. Loeb's papers span several business disciplines, and have been published in leading academic journals, including The Accounting Review, ACM Transactions on Information and System Security, The American Economic Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Computer Security, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and Management Science. Professor Loeb serves or has served on the editorial boards of The Accounting Review, British Accounting Review, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, and Review of Accounting Studies. Dr. Loeb is currently an editor of the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.