Freddy Huang

Freddy Huang

Assistant Professor
Lubin School of Business
One Pace Plaza



Dr. Feiqi (Freddy) Huang joined Pace University's Lubin School of Business in 2020 as an Assistant Professor of Accounting. His area of expertise lies in accounting information systems and innovative technologies in accounting/auditing such as audit data analytics, audit automation, XBRL, machine learning, cybersecurity, blockchain, etc. He has published in prestigious accounting and AIS journals, including AUDITING: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Information Systems, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Issues in Accounting Education, Managerial Auditing Journal, among others. Dr. Huang is an associate editor of International Journal of Disclosure and Governance. In 2019, he was honored with the American Accounting Association Outstanding Dissertation Award. At Pace, Dr. Huang instructs Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting courses to undergraduates and Advanced Auditing & Analytics to graduate students.


PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey,
Accounting Information Systems

BS, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China,

Publications and Presentations


Huang, F., Wang, T., Yen, J. (2024). Opportunities or challenges? Audit risk and blockchain disclosures in 10-K filings. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory.

Li, H., Sun, Z., Huang, F. (2024). The impact of audit office cybersecurity experience on non-breach client's audit fees and cybersecurity risks. Journal of Information Systems .

Huang, F., Yen, J., Wang, T. (2023). Using relevant headings in risk factor disclosures: What is the impact on information processing?. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. 42(5), 107123.

Wood, D.A., ..., , Huang, F., ..., , et al., (327 total authors across 186 institutions), (2023). The ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence chatbot: How well does it answer accounting assessment questions?. Issues in Accounting Education. 38(4), 1-28.

Huang, F., Wang, Y. (2023). Introducing machine learning in auditing courses. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting. 20(1), 195–211.

Cheng, X., Huang, F., Palmon, D., Yin, C. (2021). How does information processing efficiency relate to investment efficiency? Evidence from XBRL adoption. Journal of Information Systems . 35(1), 1-25.

Huang, F., Vasarhelyi, M.A. (2019). Applying robotic process automation (RPA) in auditing: A framework. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems. 35, 100433.

No, W., Lee, K., Huang, F., Li, Q. (2019). Multidimensional audit data selection (MADS): A framework for using data analytics in the audit data selection process. Accounting Horizons. 33(3), 127-140.

Huang, F., No, W., Vasarhelyi, M.A. (2019). Do managers use extension elements strategically in the SEC’s tagged data for financial statements? Evidence from XBRL complexity. Journal of Information Systems . 33(3), 61-74.

Huang, F., Li, H., Wang, T. (2018). Information technology capability, management forecast accuracy, and analyst forecast revisions. Accounting Horizons. 32(3), 49-70.

Chiu, T., Huang, F., Liu, Y., Vasarhelyi, M.A. (2018). The impact of non-timely 10-Q filings and audit firm size on audit fees. Managerial Auditing Journal. 33(5), 503-516.

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By creating an auditing framework focused on smartly leveraging data, Freddy Huang is helping accountants, students, and large companies use emerging technologies to their benefit.