Wei Zhang

Position: Associate Professor of Accounting
Office: (518) 956-8354
Email: wzhang (at) albany.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Professor Wei Zhang teaches financial accounting and conducts research on financial disclosure, audit quality, analyst forecasts, managerial compensation, and insider information. She has published in The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Decision Sciences, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and Journal of Business Finance & Accounting.

Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2000

Positions Held

Associate Professor of Accounting, University at Albany, 2007 – present;

Associate Professor of Accounting, Clarkson University, 2006 – 2007;

Assistant Professor of Accounting, Clarkson University, 2000 – 2006;

Recent Publications

Cahan, S.F., Chaney, P.K., Jeter, D.C., and Zhang, W. 2013. Damaged Auditor Reputation and Analysts' Forecast Revision Frequency. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory 32 (1), 33-60.

Courses Taught

BACC 512 Financial Accounting Theory I

BACC 312/BACC 513 Financial Accounting Theory II