Dr. Mengchao Ai is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Finance at D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. Her research and teaching interests are in empirical corporate finance and sustainability-related topics. She has taught financial management, personal finance, and managerial economics. Prior to joining Northeastern, she taught at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.


  • PhD Finance, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • MS Accountancy, Cal State LA
  • Bachelor of Accountancy, Harbin University of Science and Technology

Selected Publication

  • “The Spillover of Shareholder Litigation Risk and Corporate Voluntary Disclosure”, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, Forthcoming, 2023, with John (Jianqiu) Bai, Ting Chen, Senlin Miao, and Amy Sun