Yu (Tony) Zhang
College of Business + Information Technology
Tony Zhang is an Associate Professor of Accounting in the College of Business and Information Technology. Dr. Zhang’s primary teaching interest is in the area of financial accounting. He has taught Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACC 2013), Introduction to Managerial Accounting (ACC 2023), Intermediate Accounting I and II (ACC 3023/ACC 3033), Accounting Information System (ACC 4013), Fundamental of Financial Accounting (ACC 5003), and Managerial Accounting (ACC 6003). In addition, he has sponsored ten students to receive the CMA exam scholarship.
Dr. Zhang’s research interests include political connection, voluntary disclosure, and audit pricing. His research works are published in Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics, China Accounting and Finance Review and some other referred academic journals. He also presents his working papers at different international conferences, such as the AAA Annual Meeting, CAAA Annual Conference, and EAA Annual Congress. Currently, his research focuses on the relation of executive political spending and financial reporting practice. Dr. Zhang received his Ph.D. in Accounting from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prior to that, he
obtained his B.Com. in Finance and M.Sc. in Finance both from Concordia University, Canada.