Yang Xu, Ph.D.

UCCS College of Business Assistant Professor of Accounting, Yang Xu, Ph.D.

Yang Xu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Accounting
Dwire Hall 216


  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Kansas, KS 2012
  • M.B.A., Pepperdine University, CA, 2005
  • B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China, 1998


Instructor, Accounting, University of Kansas, 2011

Graduate research assistant, University of Kansas, KS, 2009

Graduate teaching assistant, University of Kansas, KS, 2008

Professional Experience

  • International Development Manager, Sichuan Media Group, China, 2003
  • International Development Assistant Manager, Sichuan Media Group, China 2001

Selected Publications

  • "Audit Committee Characteristics and Loss Reserve Error" (with Fang Sun and Xiangjing Wei) Forthcoming: Managerial Auditing Journal, Issue 27.4 of 2012.


American Accounting Association, 2007 - present

Research Interests

  • CEO, CFO & Board member financial expertise
  • IPOs
  • Restatements,
  • Fair value accounting
  • Corporate governance

Teaching Interests

  • Financial accounting
  • Managerial accounting