Nick Seybert received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. He is interested in financial accounting and behavioral finance, particularly how optimistic beliefs arise and are disciplined in the market. His recent work focuses on using signature size to measure the narcissism of CFOs and CEOs. His research has been published in leading journals, including the Accounting Review, Management Science, and Accounting, Organizations and Society. Prior to joining the Smith School, he was a faculty member at the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business.