Faculty

LIU Chunhui
Associate Professor

Dr. Chunhui Liu is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Department of Finance. She has taught accounting courses at tertiary institutions and universities since 2004 in the U.S., Canada, UAE, and Hong Kong SAR. She is an active scholar who has published 30 refereed journal articles in reputable journals like Decision Support Systems (SCI, IF 3.222), Information & Management (SSCI & SCI, IF 3.317) and received more than 930 citations as per Google Scholar as of August 2017. She has received governmental research grant and support such as FDS by University Grants Committee in Hong Kong and SSHRC 4A by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council in Canada. She is an Editor of International Journal of Accounting and Information Management since 2013. She has reviewed articles for fifteen journals including Enterprise Information Systems (IF 1.908), Electronic Markets (SSCI, IF 1.864), International Journal of Accounting Information Systems (SSCI, IF 1.056), and Journal of Global Information Management (SSCI, IF 0.517).

 

Editorial Positions
Co-Editor: International Journal of Accounting and Information Management
Associate/Deputy Editor of journals like International Journal of the Academy of Organizational Behavior Management
An Editorial Board Member of journals like International Journal of Services and Standards; International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology; Asian Review of Accounting

 

Conference Organizing Activities
Accounting Divisional Chair: the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) 2012 Conference, June 9-12, 2012, St. John’s, Canada & ASAC 2013 Conference, June 8-11, Calgary, Canada.
Academic Reviewer: ASAC 2011 Conference, July 2-5, 2011, Montreal, Canada.

 

Sample Awards
Outstanding Paper Award at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2012
Emerald Literati Network Awards for Outstanding Reviewer for 2011

 

Education
2000-2003 PhD: National University of Singapore
1997-1999 Master of Accountancy: University of South Carolina
1997-1999 Master of Science: University of South Carolina
1991-1995 Bachelor of Arts: Dalian University of Foreign Languages

 

Professional Qualification
Chartered Professional Accountants Canada, Certified General Accountant (CPA, CGA Canada Non-practicing Member); Oracle 8 Certified Database Administrator

 

Employment
Since 30 Aug. 2017 Associate Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology
Aug. 2016 – Aug. 2017 Professor, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, HK SAR
Jan. 2015 – May 2016 Associate Professor, Khalifa University, UAE
Jul. 2011 – Dec. 2014 Associate Professor with tenure, University of Winnipeg, Canada
Sept. 2007 – Jun. 2011 Assistant Professor, University of Winnipeg, Canada
Fall 2006 – Fall 2007 Instructor, University of Manitoba, Canada
2004 – 2006 Adjunct Professor, Valencia Community College, USA

 

Research Interests
Information Systems Management
Accounting Information Systems
Corporate Disclosure
Fair Value Accounting
Earnings Management

 

Selected Publications
Chunhui Liu, Xin Luo, Fu Lee Wang, 2016, “An empirical investigation on the impact of XBRL adoption on information asymmetry: Evidence from Europe”, Decision Support Systems, 93: 42-50. (SCI, IF 3.222)
Chunhui Liu, Xin Luo, Choon Ling Sia, Grace O'Farrell and Hock Hai Teo, 2014, “The Impact of XBRL Adoption in P. R. China”, Decision Support Systems, 59: 242-249. (SCI, IF 3.222)
Chunhui Liu, Lee J. Yao, Choon Ling Sia, Kwok Kee Wei, 2014, “The Impact of Early XBRL Adoption on Analysts’ Forecast Accuracy: Empirical Evidence from China”, Electronic Markets, 24(1): 47-55. (SSCI, IF 1.864)
Chunhui Liu, Tawei Wang, and Lee J. Yao, 2014, “An empirical study of XBRL’s impact on analyst forecast behavior”, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 33(1), 69-82. (SSCI, IF 1.333)
Chunhui Liu, 2013, “XBRL: A New Global Paradigm for Business Financial Reporting”, Journal of Global Information Management, 21(3), 60-80. (SSCI, IF 0.517)
Chunhui Liu, Grace O’Farrell, 2013, “The role of accounting values in the relation between XBRL and forecast accuracy”, International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, 21(4), 297-313 (IF 0.304)
Chunhui Liu, Lee J. Yao and Nan Hu, 2012, “Improving Ethics Education in Accounting: Lessons from Medicine and Law”, Issues in Accounting Education, 27(3), 671-690. (IF 0.765)
Chunhui Liu, Lee J. Yao, Nan Hu, and Ling Liu, 2011, “The Impact of IFRS on Accounting Quality in a Regulated Market: An Empirical Study of China”, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, 26(4): 659-676. (IF 0.471)
Yao, Lee J., Chunhui Liu, and Siew H. Chan, 2010, “The Influence of Firm Specific Context on Realizing Information Technology Business Value in Manufacturing Industry”, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, 11(4): 353-362. (SSCI, IF 1.056)
Chunhui Liu, Choon-Ling Sia, and Kwok-Kee Wei, 2008, “Adopting Organizational Virtualization in B2B Firms: An Empirical Study in Singapore”, Information & Management, 45 (7): 429-437. (SSCI & SCI, IF 3.317)
Teo, Hock-Hai, Lin-Bin Oh, Chunhui Liu, and Kwok-Kee Wei, 2003, “An empirical study of the effects of interactivity on web user attitude”, International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 58(3): 281-305. (SSCI & SCI, IF 2.863)

 

Courses Taught
Fundamentals of Financial Management and Administration, Financial Accounting, Basic Accounting, Accounting Theory and Contemporary Issues, Managerial Accounting, Advanced Management Accounting, Canadian Taxation, Professional Ethics for Accountants, Introduction to Business I, Introduction to Business II, Microsoft Fundamentals & Applications.