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Franzen, Laurel

Laurel Franzen

Associate Professor of Accounting
Loyola Marymount University


Dr. Laurel Franzen received her B.A in Economics from the University of California at San Diego and earned an M.B.A from Chapman University. She holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Washington, Seattle. Dr. Franzen is currently on the faculty at Loyola Marymount University where she is an Associate Professor of Accounting. Prior to joining LMU, Dr. Franzen served on the faculty of the University of Texas, Dallas. Her teaching experience includes teaching introductory and intermediate financial accounting at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her research focuses on financial reporting issues and the valuation of financial accounting information. She has published articles in leading accounting and finance journals including The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Corporate Finance, and The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.