Claudia Zhen Qi

Assistant Professor
Accounting and Law Department


PhD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
MS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
BS, Beijing University, Beijing, China


  • Financial accounting
  • Financial statements analysis


  • Economic consequences of financial reporting and disclosure.
  • The use and role of accounting information in debt contracting and bond markets
  • Risk disclosure
  • Accounting conservatism

Selected Publications

Rongjie Chen, Claudia Z Qi, and Thomas W. Lin. Ownership structure and corporate governance: the case of Chinese securities firms,” International Journal of Management (September 2011).

Awards, Grants and Honors

  • Invited participant, FARS Doctoral Consortium, 2011.
  • Invited participant, FASB PhD Program, 2010.
  • PAC 10-Plus Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2007.
  • Doctoral Fellowship Marshall School of Business, 2003-07/2008-10.

Professional Associations

  • American Accounting Association