Dr. Qiuhong Zhao


Ph.D. Accounting: University of Colorado at Boulder
MPA Indiana University at Bloomington

Joined the faculty in 2015

  • Research Interests:  Consequences of regulations and financial reporting standards and the role of financial intermediaries on the capital markets
  • Teaching Interests: Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting


Before joining College of Business at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi as Assistant Professor of Accounting in 2015, Qiuhong was a faculty member at the School of Accountancy at the University of Missouri at Columbia (2010-2015). Before joining the master of professional accountancy program at Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, Qiuhong was a medical doctor at Tongji Hospital in Shanghai. Qiuhong presented several research projects regarding banks and the other financial intermediaries at the leading accounting conferences. Qiuhong is a member of the American Accounting Association.

Selected Publications

  • The Role of Financial Analysts in Stock Market Efficiency with Respect to Annual Earnings and its Cash and Accrual Components (with P. Shane and D. Hollie), Accounting & Finance (2017)
  • Do Managers Manipulate Earnings to Influence Credit Rating Agencies’ Decisions?: Evidence from Watchlist, Review of Accounting and Finance (2017)
  • Information in the Tails of the Distribution of Analysts’ Quarterly Earnings Forecasts (with P. Shane and C. Truong), Financial Analyst Journal (2016)
  • SOX and Bondholders’ Reliance on Monitors (with D. Ziebart), Research in Accounting Regulation (2015)
  • Effects of Cash Flow Statement Reclassification Pursuant to SEC's 'One-Time' Allowance (with D. Hollie and C. Nicholls), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (2011)


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