Dr. Rong Zhao

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Associate Professor

ACCT

Background

Educational Background

B.S. Accounting, Peking University,

M.S. Accounting, University of Texas at Dallas,

PhD Accounting (minor: Finance), University of Iowa,

Biography

Rong Zhao is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Haskayne School of Business. She teaches financial accounting both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Since joining Haskayne, she has been nominated several times by students for teaching awards and received the MBA Society Outstanding Teaching and Learning Award in 2019. Her primary research interests are in the financial accounting area including analyst and management forecasts, limitations of financial reporting for new economy firms, and supply chain information. She won the prestigious Deloitte Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for her PhD thesis and is a recipient of several CPA Alberta research grants. Prior to her academic career, she was a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas and worked as a tax accountant and business systems analyst at the RIA division of Thomson Reuters.

Research

Areas of Research

analyst and management forecasts; limitations of financial reporting; intangibles; new economy firms; and supply chain information.

Courses

Course number Course title Semester
ACCT 341 LEC 01 01 Intermediate Financial Acct I 2020
ACCT 341 LEC 02 02 Intermediate Financial Acct I 2020
ACCT 341 LEC 03 03 Intermediate Financial Acct I 2021
ACCT 641 LEC 01 01 Intermediate Fnce ACCT I 2021
ACCT 641 LEC 02 02 Intermediate Fnce ACCT I 2020
ACCT 641 LEC 03 03 Intermediate Fnce ACCT I 2021

Publications