Hervé Stolowy holds a Degree in Business Administration (ESCP Europe), a Master's degree in Law (University Paris-Val de Marne), a B.A. in Russian and American Studies (University Paris-Sorbonne), a Ph.D. in Financial Accounting (University Paris-Panthéon-Sorbonne) and an "Habilitation à diriger des recherches" ("Qualified Doctoral Dissertation Supervisor"). He is a certified "expert comptable" (French equivalent of a chartered accountant or certified public accountant).
He has authored and co-authored nine books (including "Financial Accounting and Reporting - A Global Perspective", Cengage, Andover, UK, 5th edition, 2017, in collaboration with Yuan Ding), chapters in 10 collective works and published over 65 articles in academic and applied journals (Abacus, Accounting Auditing & Accountability Journal, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Advances in International Accounting, Contemporary Accounting Research, Comptabilité - Contrôle - Audit, European Accounting Review, Finance - Contrôle - Stratégie, Journal of International Business Studies, The International Journal of Accounting, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Les Echos, Review of Accounting and Finance, Revue de Droit Comptable and Revue Française de Comptabilité). His research and teaching interests span financial and international accounting, and focus more specifically on accounts manipulation, intangibles, international accounting harmonization and cash flow statements.
He is a member of the Association Francophone de Comptabilité (AFC), European Accounting Association (EAA), American Accounting Association (AAA), and Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA).
He is past president of AFC, past co-Editor of Comptabilité - Contrôle - Audit, past chair of the Standing Scientific Committee of the European Accounting Association and current Editor of European Accounting Review.
Hervé Stolowy teaches financial accounting in the different graduate programs of HEC Paris: introduction to financial accounting and financial statement analysis (HEC-MBA Program and HEC Master of Science in Management - Grande Ecole), and both advanced accounting and international accounting (HEC MSc in Management Grande Ecole). He also teaches in the HEC doctoral program (research in financial accounting) and supervises several Ph.D. students.