Chunyan Li

Chunyan Li

Associate Professor
Lubin School of Business
Goldstein Academic Center



Claudia (Chunyan) Li, Ph.D., is an associate professor of accounting. Her research interests are in international accounting, information systems, non-profit entities and management accounting. She has also made much effort in integrating theory with practice in teaching cost accounting and information systems, supervised one visiting scholar from overseas, and advised two doctoral students. Dr. Li has published 12 articles in refereed academic journals such as Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting (JETA), Review of Accounting and Finance, Journal of Global Business Management (JGBM), as well as 11 conference proceedings. She has served as a reviewer for JETA and AAA meetings.

Dr. Li teaches a broad range of courses including financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, information systems, and advanced accounting. She teaches at the undergraduate, MBA, EMBA, and doctoral students on both the NYC and Pleasantville campuses. Certified in online teaching, Prof. Li continuously explores ways to integrate theory with practices. Her consulting activities range from advising clients on internal accounting system, internal control and forecasting, budgeting, cost analysis, to training accountants, and designing accounting guidelines for business and non-profit entities.

Dr. Li is a board member of the Asian American Coalition for Education, which promotes fair admissions practices and equal rights for Asian American students. She has hosted a national news conference in Washington DC, and held seminars on the challenges faced by Asian Americans. She served as the Vice President of the Renmin University North American Alumni Association, and was a panelist at a forum on US-China economic development and cultural exchange. She frequently organized Mental Health Seminars, certificate training, and online discussion forums.


PhD, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

MBA, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

BS, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China

Publications and Presentations


Li, C. (2019). The Application of Fair-Value Measurement in Investment Properties of Listed Companies. Commercial Accounting. 2019(13), 30-33.

Buzinkai, D., Li, C. (2018). The Impact of the SEC’s Indecision Regarding IFRS Migration on the Readiness Efforts of U.S. Issuers and Accounting Faculty. The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge. 24(1), 41-48. Read More >>

Haynes, R., Li, C. (2016). Continuous Audit and Enterprise Resource Planning Systems: A Case Study of ERP Rollouts in the Houston, TX Oil and Gas Industries. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting. 13(1), 171-179. Read More >>

Cable, R.J., Healy, P., Li, C., (2016). Assessing the Impact on Cash Flows from Operating Activities - FASB's Proposed Accounting Standards Update. Journal of Global Business Management. 12(2), 1 - 7.

Cable, R.J., Healy, P., Li, C. (2015). The Potential Impact of FASB's Proposed Changes to the Statement of Cash Flows. The Business Review, Cambridge. 23(2), 23 - 29.

Li, C., Cable, R., Healy, P. (2014). Financial Reporting of Other Postemployment Benefits—Towards More Transparency. The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge. 3(1), 44-52.

Li, C., Jaggi, B. (2009). International Financial Reporting Standards and Diversity in Performance Measures. Journal of Global Business Advancement. 2(1/2), 76-99.

Jaggi, B., Li, C. (2007). International Accounting Standards and Firm Performance across Countries. Indian Accounting Review. 11(2), 22-42.

Chan, K., Li, C. (2005). Change in bid-ask spread around earnings announcements of U.S.-Listed Foreign Firms. Review of Accounting and Finance. 4(4).

Jaggi, B., Li, C. (2004). Value relevance of earnings based on International Accounting Standards. Indian Accounting Review. 8(1), 25-47.

Cable, R.J., Li, C., Healy, P. (2002). Towards full accrual accounting - A comparison between US GAAP34 and International Public Sector Accounting Standard 17. Public Fund Digest. 2(2), 28-33.

Graham, L., Li, C. (1997). Cultural and economic influences on current accounting standards in the People's Republic of China. International Journal of Accounting. 32(3), 247-278.