Christian Pietsch

Assistant Professor
Sobey School of Business

Faculty Member Information


Behavioral Decision Making; Auditing; Financial Reporting

Academic Work Experience

2016 - Present, Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's University, Department of Accounting
2014 - 2015, Visiting Scholar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), Department of Accounting
2011 - 2015, Doctoral Researcher, University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance
2010 - 2011, Teaching Assistant, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Department of Accounting and Auditing
2009 - 2010, Teaching Assistant, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Department of Business Taxation

Non-Academic Work Experience

2015 - 2016, Consultant, Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
2008 - 2008, Intern, PricewaterhouseCoopers AG WPG
2007 - 2007, Intern, Vattenfall Europe Berlin AG & Co.KG


2017 - Present, European Accounting Association (EAA)
2016 - Present, Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAA)
2014 - Present, American Accounting Association (AAA)


Inter Reciprocal Students Exchange Program Scholarship University of Minnesota - 2007

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

Pietsch Christian, Messier, Jr. William. "The Effects of Time Pressure on Belief Revision in Accounting: A Review of Relevant Literature within a Pressure-Arousal-Effort-Performance Framework", Behavioral Research in Accounting 29:2 (Fall - 2017), 51-71