PhD, Accounting, University of Arizona
MAcc, University of Minnesota
BBA, Accounting, Lingnan University

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Xiao’s research interests lie at the intersection of auditing and financial accounting, with current focuses on auditor expertise, the influence of external auditors on corporate disclosure practices, and the values of internal auditing. Professor Xiao’s teaching interests include financial accounting and auditing.

Industry & Academic Experience

Prior to joining the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, Professor Xiao worked as an assistant manager in the audit assurance group of KPMG.

Services to the Profession

Professor Xiao is a Certified Public Accountant in Hong Kong. She is also a member of the American Accounting Association and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.