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Chunhui Liu

Associate Professor

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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


  • 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


  • 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

  1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. 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)
  4. 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)
  5. 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)
  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)
  11. 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.