Professor Teoh's work on earnings management has been praised by scholars in accounting and finance for the important finding that the market seems not to efficiently impound management's actions into security prices.
She has served on the faculty at UCLA, University of Michigan, and The Ohio State University. She has published widely in leading journals in accounting, finance, and economics. They include The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and the Rand Journal of Economics.
She also recently was awarded the Moskowitz Prize for best paper on socially responsible investing from the Social Investment Forum.