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Accountancy Department

Shaokun Carol Yu
Ph.D. from the University of Houston, CPA (Texas)

Dr. Yu joined Northern Illinois University faculty in the Department of Accountancy in the Fall of 2007. She has a bachelor's degree from Jilin University in China, a master's degree in accountancy from the University of Houston. Her Ph.D. in accountancy was earned at the University of Houston as well. Dr. Yu is a Certified Public Accountant. Dr. Yu teaches Financial Reporting I and Intermediate Cost Management. Her research interests include corporate governance, earnings management, and segment reporting. Dr Yu, co-authored a research paper which received the American Accounting Association's Midwest Region 2008 Best Paper Award.