Dr. Xiaohong Fan joined School of Business of PLU as an assistant professor of accounting in September 2018. She earned her PhD in Accounting from University of Texas at Arlington. Prior to joining PLU, she worked as an assistant professor of accounting at Eastern Washington University, an assistant professor of accounting at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University in China, and served as the assistant to CFO at Xizi-Otis Elevator Co., Ltd.
Dr. Fan has taught a variety of accounting courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Her research interests include corporate governance, enterprise risk management, earnings management, demographic characteristics on decision making, and corporate financial disclosure. She is a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA) and has presented her research at national academic accounting conferences. She has served as an ad-hoc reviewer of Review of Accounting and Finance.