Adam Presslee

Adam Presslee

Associate Professor
University of Waterloo (Accounting)

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200 Waterloo Ave
Waterloo, ON
Canada, N2L 3E9
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Adam Presslee (PhD, CPA) is an Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo’s School of Accounting and Finance. Adam’s research aims to advance theory that informs practice regarding the design and implementation of effective management control systems. He applies psychology and economic theory to develop predictions regarding the impact of management control system features on employee behavior, and he uses field studies and experiments to test those predictions. Adam’s research has been published in top-tier journals such as The Accounting Review, Accounting, Organizations and Society, and Journal of Management Accounting Research, and he has won a number of prestigious research and teaching awards, which are a testament to his commitment to accounting research and education. Adam serves on the editorial board for multiple journals and is the Associate Director of the University of Waterloo’s Center for Performance Management Research and Education.