Ziyin Li

Assistant Professor

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Personal profile

Personal profile

Ziyin joined XJTLU as an assistant professor of Accounting in 2022 after achieving her Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of North Texas (UNT) that same year. She holds a Master of Science in Accounting and a Master of Science in Information Technology Management from the University of Texas at Dallas, earned in 2016 and 2017 respectively. During her Master's studies, Ziyin concurrently worked as a full-time financial data analyst, primarily serving the medical technology industry for two years. Her research focuses on accounting information systems (AIS) and auditing, with a particular emphasis on behavioral and decision-making aspects. Ziyin's research has been published in journals such as the Accounting Horizons. Before her time at XJTLU, she worked as a teaching fellow at UNT. When not working, Ziyin loves spending time with family and friends, traveling, and golfing.

Research interests

Experimental accounting information systems (AIS) and auditing topics with a behavioral focus, for example:

the effect of information content, presentation, medium, and new technology on non-professional investor, auditor, and managers’ judgment and decision-making


Assistant Professor, XJTLU, 2022 to Present

Teaching Fellow, University of North Texas, 2021-2022

Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant, University of North Texas, 2018-2022

Financial Data Analyst, Danaher Corp. (FL, USA), 2016-2018


ACC103 Introduction to Financial Accounting, Lecture and Tutorial, XJTLU

ACC304 Accounting Final Year Project, Supervisor, XJTLU

ACC411 Integrated Case Study, Supervisor, XJTLU

ACCT2010 Accounting Principles I (Financial Accounting), Lecture and Tutorial, UNT

Awards and honours

Nominee - Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship Award, 2021

Toulouse Graduate School Academic Achievement Scholarship, UNT, 2020

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D. Accounting, University of North Texas, 2022

M.S. Information Technology and Management, University of Texas at Dallas, 2017

M.S. Accounting, University of Texas at Dallas, 2016

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