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Cheng, Shijun

Executive Dean
Professor of Accounting


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Dr. Shijun Cheng is the Executive Dean and Professor of Accounting at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He earned his D.Eng. in Industrial Management Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh. Previously he was on the faculty of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland (with tenure), and was the Dean of the School of Management, Jinan University, Guangzhou.
Dr. Cheng focuses his research on corporate governance, compensation and incentives, and managerial accounting. His research has been published in top academic journals such as The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Financial Economics. He serves or has served on the editorial boards of Contemporary Accounting Research and China Journal of Accounting Research, and on the first academic committee of China Industrial Economics.
Dr. Cheng has taught Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Essentials of Accounting for Decision Makers, Performance Measurement and Compensation Design, and Corporate Governance for doctoral, masters and undergraduate programs as well as non-degree programs.