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Virgina Soybel

Virginia   Soybel  

Senior Lecturer, Division of Accounting and Law

Director, Honors Program
B.A. Williams College
MBA, PhD Columbia University
Academic Division
Ginny Soybel teaches financial accounting and financial statement analysis in the graduate, undergraduate and executive education programs at Babson College. She has participated in multiple curriculum design initiatives there, focused primarily on integrating functional disciplines so that students learn how to combine concepts and tools most effectively to solve complex business problems. Professor Soybel earned her M.B.A. and Ph.D. at Columbia University and her B.A. in American History at Williams College. Before joining the Babson College faculty, she taught at the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Professor Soybel’s research focuses on the effects of strategic decisions and reporting method and disclosure choices on corporate financial performance and on the history and process of accounting standard-setting. Her publications include articles in Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and the Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance. She has taught financial reporting and statement analysis at introductory and advanced levels for Fidelity Investments, Putnam Investments, ZfU International Executive Management Program (Switzerland), and the Boston Security Analysts Society. ​