Aleksander A. Aleszczyk

Aleksander A. Aleszczyk

Joined Stern 2019

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 10-80
New York, NY 10012


Aleksander A. Aleszczyk joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Accounting in July 2019.

His research interest lies in the intersection of accounting and finance. In particular, he focuses on debt capital markets, financial institutions, mergers and acquisitions as well as private equity.

Professor Aleszczyk currently teaches financial accounting. In 2020, Poets & Quants named him one of Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors. Also, his case study was among the bestselling in finance, accounting and control in The Case Centre in 2018.

Prior to his doctoral studies, Professor Aleszczyk gained work experience in investment banking (J.P. Morgan, Santander), central banking (National Bank of Poland) and auditing (Ernst & Young). Outside of academia, he is certified as a lifeguard, senior motorboat helmsman and private pilot.

Professor Aleszczyk earned his PhD degree from London Business School, where he was awarded with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) scholarship. He also graduated with an MPhil in Finance from the University of Cambridge and received a BA (Hons) in Economics and Finance, First Class from the University of Exeter.

Research Interests

  • Debt capital markets
  • Financial institutions
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Private equity

Academic Background

Ph.D., Accounting
London Business School

M.Res., Accounting
London Business School

M.Phil., Finance
University of Cambridge

B.A. (with honors), Economics and Finance, First Class
University of Exeter

Areas of Expertise


  • Debt Contracting
  • Earnings Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Valuation


  • Bankruptcy
  • Credit/Debt Markets
  • Financial Institutions
  • Leveraged Buyouts
  • Mergers & Acquisitions