Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Connecticut, 2010
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Finance, Fudan University, 2000
  • Master of Science, Statistics, University of Connecticut, 2008

Professional Background

  • 2010.1-Present Assistant Professor of Accounting at Robert Morris University
  • 2009.8-2010.1 Assistant Professor of Accounting at Texas State University - San Marcos

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Equity Valuation, Corporate Governance, U.S. GAAP and IFRS Regulation and Financial Reporting, Equity Valuation, Financial Intermediary, International Accounting and other Empirical Capital Market Research


  • “The Impact of Mandatory IFRS Adoption on Stock Exchange Listings: International Evidence”, with Haihong He, Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal Volume 15, No.4.


  • 2011 - "Does the SEC?s Waiver of Reconciliation of IFRS to U.S. GAAP Affect the Cost of Equity Capital in Listed Foreign Firms in the U.S.?" at the 2011 Journal of International Accounting Research Conference
  • 2011 - "Economic Determinants, Managerial Incentives, and the Lease" at the 2011 International Conference of Pacific Rim Management
  • 2010 - "Does Accounting for Leases Matters in the Cost of Equity" at the 2010 International Conference of Pacific Rim Management