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Full Name Email Address Office Phone Title
Abdel-Khalik, A. Rashad rashad@illinois.edu 2037D BIF (217) 265-0539 Professor of Accountancy and V.K. Zimmerman Professor in International Accounting
Abdow, Bernadette C. babdow@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Ahmed, Waqar waqar@illinois.edu 320C Wohlers Hall (217) 300-2137 Lecturer of Accountancy- Director- MSA Program and Assistant Head
Aquino, Glenn D. gaquino@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Asante-Appiah, Bright asante@illinois.edu 343O Wohlers Hall (217) 300-0312 Lecturer of Accountancy
Autrey, Romana L. romana@illinois.edu 4012 BIF (217) 265-5496 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Bauer, Andrew M. ambauer@illinois.edu 296 Wohlers Hall (217) 244-4505 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Bauer, Tim tdbauer@illinois.edu 204 Wohlers Hall (217) 333-9409 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Bergmann, Gregory A. bergmann@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall Adjunct Lecturer in Accountancy
Bodtke, Jim bodtke@illinois.edu 314 Wohlers Hall (217) 300-0318 Lecturer of Accountancy
Brown, Timothy J. tjb@illinois.edu 4008 BIF (217) 300-0697 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Calzaretta, James C. jcalzare@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Chandler, John chandlej@illinois.edu 4006 BIF (217) 333-4539 Associate Professor of Accountancy and Director BS/MS Program
Chen, Clara X. cxchen@illinois.edu 389 Wohlers Hall (217) 244-3953 Associate Professor of Accountancy and Fred and Virginia Roedgers Fellow in Accountancy and PwC Faculty Fellow
Chorvat, Elizabeth echorvat@illinois.edu 434 Wohlers Hall (217) 300-0302 Visiting Assistant Professor Of Accountancy
Cichowski, Stanley T. cichowsk@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Ciconte, William wciconte@illinois.edu 360 Wohlers Hall (217) 333-0857 Lecturer of Accountancy
Cox, Sharon P. spcox@illinois.edu 111 Wohlers Hall (217) 244-7194 Lecturer of Accountancy
Curtis, Susan smcurtis@illinois.edu 208 Wohlers Hall (217) 333-4529 Lecturer of Accountancy
Davis, Gregory L. gdavis14@illinois.edu 3052 BIF (217) 244-7507 Lecturer of Accountancy
Davis, Jon S. jondavis@illinois.edu 360D Wohlers Hall (217) 300-0489 Professor of Accountancy- Department Head and R.C. Evans Endowed Chair in Business
Donohoe, Michael P. mdonohoe@illinois.edu 285 Wohlers Hall (217) 333-8878 Assistant Professor of Accountancy and PwC Faculty Fellow
Elliott, W. Brooke wbe@illinois.edu 4004 BIF (217) 333-9247 Associate Professor of Accountancy and Roedgers Fellow in Accountancy and Professor Ken Perry Faculty Fellow
Engle, Howard h-engle@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall (217) 333-0857 Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Fan, Qintao qfan@illinois.edu 211 Wohlers Hall (217) 300-2164 Associate Professor of Accountancy
Fanning, Kirsten kirstenf@illinois.edu 194 Wohlers Hall (217) 300-1981 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Finnegan, Thomas tfinnegn@illinois.edu 283 Wohlers Hall (217) 244-7783 Lecturer of Accountancy and Associate Director BSA/MAS Program
Fotzler, Jonathan B. jfotzler@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Hart, Michael T. hartmi@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Hecht, Gary ghecht@illinois.edu 361 Wohlers Hall (217) 300-0647 Associate Professor of Accountancy
Henderson, Charlene bch83@illinois.edu
Hepp, John jhepp@illinois.edu
Hobson, Jessen L. jlhobson@illinois.edu 4011 BIF (217) 265-0327 Assistant Professor of Accountancy and PwC Faculty Fellow
Holder, Daniel dholder@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall (217) 333-0857 Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Ibrahim, Adel N. aibrahim@illinois.edu 206 Wohlers Hall (217) 244-2530 Lecturer of Accountancy
Jackson, Kevin E. kjack@illinois.edu 4005 BIF (217) 244-0532 Associate Professor of Accountancy and PwC Faculty Fellow
Kalata, Erica D. ekalata@illinois.edu Academic/Graduate Hourly
Kalish, Kent J. kalish@illinois.edu Illini Center 4th Floor Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Koo, David S. davidkoo@illinois.edu 215 Wohlers Hall (217) 300-2953 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Kustanovich, Michael mkustan@illinois.edu 97 Wohlers Hall (217) 300-7298 Lecturer of Accountancy
Lauder, Norma J. nlauder@illinois.edu Illini Center 4th Floor (312) 575-7922 Academic Program Director-Chicago
Lawler, Michael R. irishone@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall Adjunct Lecturer in Accountancy
Li, Laura Y. liyue@illinois.edu 343B Wohlers Hall (217) 265-5086 Associate Professor of Accountancy and PwC Faculty Fellow
Li, Wei weili@illinois.edu 289 WH (217) 265-0293 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Lisowsky, Petro lisowsky@illinois.edu 196 Wohlers Hall (217) 244-8091 Assistant Professor of Accountancy and PwC Faculty Fellow
Majors, Tracie M. majors@illinois.edu 281 Wohlers Hall (217) 244-0880 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
McAlpine, William C. wmcalpin@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Meier, W. Kurt wmeier@illinois.edu Illini Center 4th Floor Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Molloy, Karen kmolloy@illinois.edu 94 Wohlers Hall (217) 333-1389 Associate Professor of Accountancy
Mudd, Gregory L. gmudd2@illinois.edu Illini Center 4th Floor Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Nekrasz, Frank nfrank@illinois.edu 343N Wohlers Hall (217) 333-4521 Lecturer of Accountancy and Director- CPA Program
Peecher, Mark E. peecher@illinois.edu 274 Wohlers Hall (217) 333-4542 Deloitte Professor of Accountancy and Academic Director - Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society
Pesch, Heather L. pesch@illinois.edu 4003 BIF (217) 300-0514 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Polinski, Paul ppolins3@illinois.edu 95 Wohlers Hall (217) 244-3456 Lecturer of Accountancy
Reierson, Timothy J. treierso@illinois.edu 409 Wohlers Hall (217) 300-0387 Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Sandretto, Michael J. sandrett@illinois.edu 112 WH (217) 244-6410 Lecturer of Accountancy
Scherer, Kathy @illinois.edu Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Schwartz, Rachel rschwart@illinois.edu 320B Wohlers Hall (217) 333-0975 Lecturer of Accountancy and Academic Director- MSA Program
Selin, Dmitry dselin1@illinois.edu Illini Center 4th Floor Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Shapland, Julia jshaplan@illinois.edu 213 Wohlers Hall (217) 244-8057 Lecturer of Accountancy
Shaw, Jeffrey M. jeshaw@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Silhan, Peter A. p-silhan@illinois.edu 294 Wohlers Hall (217) 333-8815 Associate Professor of Accountancy
Sougiannis, Theodore sougiani@illinois.edu 209 Wohlers Hall (217) 244-0555 Professor of Accountancy and KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accountancy and Director of Accountancy PHD Program
Sternburg, Thomas t-stern@illinois.edu 4010 BIF (217) 333-3288 Lecturer of Accountancy and Associate Director BSA/MAS Program
Steward, Cynthia G. cindstu@illinois.edu 360 Wohlers Hall (217) 333-0857 Lecturer of Accountancy
Thomas, Susan sthomas8@illinois.edu 2046 BIF (217) 333-1366 Lecturer of Accountancy and Assistant Program Director- BSA/MAS
Thompson, Anne M. amthomps@illinois.edu 343C Wohlers Hall (217) 244-3307 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Urcan, Oktay ourcan@illinois.edu 302 Wohlers Hall (217) 265-0383 Associate Professor of Accountancy
Vance, Thomas W. twvance@illinois.edu 396 Wohlers Hall (217) 300-1997 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Wang, Wei lauraww@illinois.edu 4007 BIF (217) 265-5402 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Wang, Zach zgwang@illinois.edu 298 Wohlers Hall Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Whitlock, Brian bwhitloc@illinois.edu 284 Wohlers Hall Adjunct Lecturer of Accountancy
Williamson, Michael migwilli@illinois.edu 291 Wohlers Hall (217) 300-3337 Professsor of Accountancy
Winn, Amanda awinn@illinois.edu 4009 BIF (217) 265-5433 Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Wright, William wrightwf@illinois.edu 2037 BIF (217) 244-9213 Zimmerman Scholar
Wu, Martin G. martinwu@illinois.edu 291 Wohlers Hall (217) 333-5957 Associate Professor of Accountancy
Zhang, Li lzhang70@illinois.edu 434 Wohlers Hall (217) 244-0327 Visiting Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Zhu, Wei zhuwei@illinois.edu 343I Wohlers Hall (217) 300-2967 Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Jan Alexander, Office Manager

284 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-8192
E-mail: jmalexan@illinois.edu

Teresa Brown, Admissions and Records Officer

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Accountancy Student Center
1045 Business Instructional Facility
515 East Gregory Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-6591
Fax: 217-265-0288
E-mail: tbrown2@illinois.edu

Joe Hines, Associate Director – MSA Program

320 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-4546
Fax: (217) 244-9022
Email: jfhines@illinois.edu

Kelly Janssen, Associate Director of Communications

Janssen94 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-4567
Fax: (217) 244-0902
E-mail: kjanssen@illinois.edu


Denise Jayne, Office Manager

320 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9201
Fax: (217) 244-9022
E-mail: djayne@illinois.edu

Ashley Lamb, Adviser

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Accountancy Student Center
1045 Business Instructional Facility
515 East Gregory Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-1446
Fax: (217) 265-0288
E-mail: anlamb@illinois.edu

Shari Markel, Office Support Specialist

360E Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 300-2521
E-mail: smarkel@illinois.edu


Melinda Ohlsson, Adviser

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Accountancy Student Center
1045 Business Instructional Facility
515 East Gregory Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-5036
Fax: (217) 265-0288
Email: mohlsson@illinois.edu

Susan Palmer, Staff Clerk

360C Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-4863
Fax: (217) 244-0902
E-mail: sesuther@illinois.edu

Lynn Rubarts, Administrative Aide

360B Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-5464
Fax: (217) 244-0902
E-mail: lrubarts@illinois.edu

Jean Seibold, Executive Director of Administration

360C Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-3688
Fax: (217) 244-0902
E-mail: jseibol1@illinois.edu

Karen Starks, Office Administrator

284 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-4525
E-mail: kstarks@illinois.edu


Kacie Wilson, Office Support Specialist

Vernon K. Zimmerman Center for International Education and Research in Accounting
2037 Business Instructional Facility
515 East Gregory Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-4545
Fax: 217-244-6565
E-mail: wilson34@illinois.edu

Cindy Wood, Administrative Aide

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Accountancy Student Center
1045 Business Instructional Facility
515 East Gregory Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-4572
Fax: (217) 265-0288
E-mail: ckwood@illinois.edu

EB Poziemski (Altiero), CPA, began the PhD program in 2009. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology degree from The University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) in 2002 and completed the Master of Science in Accounting program also from the The University of Michigan in 2004. E.B. then went on work at Ernst & Young as a financial auditor for 5 years, specializing in financial services clients. Outside of the PhD program E.B. enjoys horseback riding and rides competitively on the hunter/jumper show circuit.
Tony Bucaro earned both his Bachelors and Master in Accounting from the University of Florida’s Fisher School of Accounting in 1995. From there, Tony joined Deloitte & Touche as an auditor, ultimately specializing in internal controls over the financial reporting process, and became a Partner with the firm in 2007. Tony left Deloitte to become a PhD student at the University of Illinois in 2010. Tony enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two daughters, and relaxes through reading, cooking, and gardening.
Joseph Burke CPA, CFE – Started the PhD program Summer 2013. He earned Bachelors and MBA degrees at Northern Arizona University in 2010. After college, he started his career with Deloitte and Touche in Denver, where he was a Senior Auditor and specialized in the Midstream Oil and Gas industry, with a focus on public offerings, carve-out audits, and IPO preparation. He enjoys fly fishing, camping, hiking, and generally anything outdoors.
Hye-Sun Chang began the PhD program in 2009. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Yonsei University, Seoul Korea. After graduation, she worked with Woori Bank for two years and then worked with Futures and Options Operation team, JPMorgan Securities for 8 months. Hoping to pursue further study, she stared her Master's in accountancy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received her Master's in accountancy in 2009. Also, she passed the CPA exam in 2007.
Seo-Sun Cheong, Korean CPA, began the PhD program in 2013. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Korea University, South Korea. In 2004 he started to work at Deloitte as an auditor and transferred to an M&A team in the same firm. After promoted to a manager, he left Deloitte to pursue a further study and started his Master’s in Accountancy and Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. His initial research interests include both empirical and theoretical research in financial accounting topics. In his free time, Seo-Sun enjoys spending time with family.
Raluca Chiorean began the PhD program in 2010. She earned her Bachelor of Science from UIC in 2008 and completed the Master of Science in Accounting at UIC in 2010. Prior to entering the PhD program, she was a graduate assistant at the Department of Accounting at UIC. Raluca has worked in internships at Apex Insurance Managers and UBS. She enjoys reading, spending time with her family and traveling.
Deni Cikurel began the PhD program in 2013. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Middle East Technical University (METU) in 2009. After his graduation from METU, he worked in KPMG Istanbul for two years as a financial auditor specializing on manufacturing companies. In 2012, he graduated from the Texas A&M University MBA program. While at Texas A&M, he also worked as a TA for the Financial Accounting for the MBA’s. Deni is primarily interested in conducting empirical research in financial accounting. During his free time, Deni enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with his friends and family.
Richard Crowley began the PhD program in 2012. He holds Bachelor's degrees in Accountancy, Finance, and Mathematics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Richard interned with JPMorgan Chase in the Treasury Services group. His primary research interest lies in financial reporting, using both empirical and analytical methods. In his free time, Richard enjoys playing tennis, listening to music, and playing with technology. https://sites.google.com/a/illinois.edu/crowley/
Keith Czerney, CPA, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan in 2005 and a Master of Accountancy from Villanova University in 2006. Keith entered the PhD program in 2010 after five years at KPMG LLP. At KPMG, he served as a manager in the external audit practice of the firm’s Detroit office where he worked on a variety of clients in the manufacturing, financial services, professional services, and real estate industries. Keith’s initial academic interests include archival research in various auditing and financial accounting topics. In his spare time, Keith enjoys cycling, snowmobiling, skiing, hockey, and spending time with his wife.
Paul Demere began the PhD program in 2012. He graduated with his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Accounting and Taxation, respectively, from Virginia Tech in 2008. Afterwards, he spent 3.5 years working at the Greensboro and Washington Metro offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Private Company Services and Mergers & Acquisitions Tax practices. He is primarily interested in pursuing research related to U.S. taxation and tax accounting. When not being a tax nerd, he enjoys pleasure reading (particularly fiction novels), working out, and cheering the Hokies and Fighting Illini onto domination in football and other sports.
Cassandra Estep, CPA, CISA, began the PhD program in 2011. She received her Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Virginia in 2005.Prior to joining the program, Cassandra worked at Ernst & Young as an IT auditor for over 5 years, specializing in financial audit IT integration. In her free time, Cassandra enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her husband and two dogs.
Brian Gale began the PhD program in 2014. He earned his Bachelors degree in accounting and finance from Miami University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago Law School. After graduating from law school, Brian practiced tax law at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago, working on a variety of transactional and controversy-related matters. His primary research interests are related to U.S. and international taxation and tax accounting. In his free time, Brian enjoys anything that gets him outside, including hiking, backpacking, and golfing.
Brent Garza began the PhD program in 2011. He earned a Bachelor of Science from University of Houston in 2008 and a Master of Science in Accounting from Indiana University in 2009. Prior to enrollment in the PhD program, Brent was an audit associate at KPMG LLP in Indianapolis, IN helping complete all requirements to be licensed as a CPA. Outside of school, Brent enjoys spending time with his wife and attending the theater.
Shawn Gordon began the PhD program in 2012. Shawn received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting with Honors from the Smeal College of Business and the Schreyer Honors College at The Pennsylvania State University in 2007. Shawn started his career as an auditor at EY and then worked as an accountant in the managed care industry. Shawn’s research interests are in applications of decision theory to accounting environments and in not-for-profit financial accounting and reporting. Outside of academics, Shawn enjoys travel, play time with his cat, and serving on campus committees. Shawn hails from New Jersey and is a CPA licensed in the states of New York and New Jersey.
Steph Grant, CPA, began the PhD program in 2011. She earned both her Bachelors and Masters in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa in 2008. After graduation, Steph worked as an auditor for Deloitte & Touche in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She then went to work as the Business and Accounting Department Chair at a college in Cedar Rapids. Steph's initial research interest is experimental research related to auditing. Outside of the PhD program Steph enjoys running, sports, traveling, and doing dog agility with her Border Collie and Aussie.
Shuoyuan He began the PhD program in 2008. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Financial Management from Fudan University, China in 2004 and earned her Master’s in Finance and Master’s in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2007 and 2008, respectively. Before coming to Illinois, she worked as an auditor in Ernst & Young for almost two years. She enjoys reading, travelling and playing sports with friends.
Kamber Hetrick began the PhD program in 2013. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard University in 2008 and a Master of Science in Accounting and Information Analysis from Lehigh University in 2010. Kamber then joined PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor in the New York Metro market and currently holds a CPA license in New Jersey. Her principal research interests include audit quality and auditor behavior. Outside of the PhD program, Kamber enjoys baking cookies and spending time with her husband and adorable daughter.
Sean Hillison is a graduate of the University of Florida's Fisher School of Accounting where he earned both his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Accounting degrees. After graduating in 2002, Sean practiced public accounting for nine years in Ernst & Young's South Florida audit practice. At Ernst & Young, Sean most recently served as an audit senior manager to various SEC registrants and private equity controlled companies. In 2011, Sean left Ernst & Young to begin the PhD program at the University of Illinois with a primary focus on audit research. Sean enjoys spending his free time with his wife and cheering on the Illini and Gator football teams.
Ryan Hudgins began the PhD program in 2014. He holds a bachelor's and master's degree in accounting from The Ohio State University. He also holds a Master of Science degree in social and applied economics from Wright State University. He worked as a tax accountant for three-and-a-half years, and he is an inactive CPA in the state of Ohio. His primary research interest is managerial accounting. He enjoys spending time with his wife and their pets.
Elena Klevsky, CPA, earned both her Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Finance from Florida International University ("FIU") in 2006. She also completed her Master in Accounting at FIU in 2007. Elena entered the PhD program in 2011 after four years at PricewaterhouseCoopers ("PwC"). At PwC's Boston office, she served as a senior associate, auditing clients in the asset management industry. In her spare time, Elena enjoys reading novels, creative writing, improvisational comedy, travel photography, and whatever other new hobby catches her eye.
Jeremy Lill began the PhD program in 2010. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from The University of Kansas in 2002. After graduating he worked at Sprint within its internal audit department. He then left to complete his Masters of Business Administration from CIMBA, an international program located in Asolo, Italy. Afterward, Jeremy accepted a position at the University of Kansas as a full-time lecturer in the accounting department before starting his PhD program. He is primarily interested in managerial accounting research, specifically compensation contracts. Outside of the PhD program, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his wife and golden retriever working on projects around their home and in their yard.
Jennifer (Jenny) Nichol began the PhD program in 2009. Although she spent the first few years of her adult life devoted to childcare, she later returned to school to earn a B.S. in Accountancy from Illinois. Her research interests fall primarily within the domain of managerial accounting, with a special focus on motivation and incentive issues in small group environments. She currently lives with her twelve year old son, whom she adores. In her “spare” time, she enjoys taking a breath before getting back to work and vaguely remembers having once read books for fun.
R. William Snyder, CPA, received both his Bachelors and Masters in Accounting from the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business in 2006. Upon Graduation, Bill practiced tax at Deloitte & Touche in both New York City and Philadelphia. Bill most recently served as a Manager in the R&D & Government Incentives Group before leaving Deloitte to begin the PhD progam at the University of Illinois in 2012. In his free time, Bill enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children (especially at amusement parks), road triping, hiking, cooking, fixing anything that is broken that he can get his hands on, and shoveling (yes shoveling, he has become quite the expert).
Matthew Stern began the PhD program in 2009. He received both his Bachelor's and Master's degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Matthew worked an internship for a mid-sized manufacturing company for several summers, as wells as an internship in external audit at PricewaterhouseCoopers. His research interests include auditing and financial reporting. Outside of accounting scholarship, Matthew enjoys playing the guitar and listening to music.

Dongyi Wang started the PhD in 2013. He holds Bachelor's Degree with James Scholar Honors in Accountancy at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and continued to finish his Master's Degree in Accountancy at University of Illinois in 2012. Dongyi has professional experiences at private accounting firms, commercial banks and consulting practices. Dongyi's research interest lies in how accounting policies impact investors' perception of the disclosed financial information and the efficiency of capital allocation in the stock market. Outside the PhD program, Dongyi has a variety of interest, including traveling, reading, designing and making audio amplifiers and other high fidelity audio reproduction devices.
Shuyang Wang began the PhD program in 2013. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics at Peking University. Before enrolling in the doctoral program, she worked as an intern in Audit and Assurance Department at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Clearing Center at People’s Bank of China. In her spare time, she enjoys playing badminton, traveling and cooking.
Ha Young Yoon began the PhD program in 2014. She earned her Bachelor’s in International Studies from Korea University. She passed the US CPA exam in 2010. Prior to coming to Illinois, Ha Young earned her Master of Science in Business Administration, Accounting from Korea University in 2014. Her research interests span a wide range of topics in financial and managerial accounting. In her free time she enjoys reading, watching movies and playing sports.