- Ph.D., University of Houston, Accounting, CPA
- M.S.A., University of Houston, Accounting
Carol Yu. Ph.D., joined the 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. She is a Certified Public Accountant. She teaches Financial Reporting I and Intermediate Cost Management. Her research interests include corporate governance, earnings management and segment reporting. Carol, co-authored a research paper which received the American Accounting Association's Midwest Region 2008 Best Paper Award.