Jing Lin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Discipline Taught: Accounting
Office: MV 383
Phone: 610-660-3246
Fax: 610-660-1126
Email: jlin@sju.edu


Education

  • University of Tennessee, 2007, PhD (Accounting with a minor in Finance)
  • Kent State University, 1999, MS (Accounting)
  • Kent State University, 1999, MA (Economics)
  • Nanjing University, 1992, BA (Economics with Honors)

Professional Experience

Academic

St. Joseph’s University: Associate Professor (2013 – Present)
St. Joseph’s University: Assistant Professor (2007 - 2012)
University of Tennessee: Teaching Associate and Research Assistant (2002 - 2006)
Kent State University: Graduate Assistant (1997-1999)

Professional

Deloitte & Touche LLP: Staff Accountant (2000-2001)
Saltz, Shamis & Goldfarb CPA: Intern (1999)
Fujian Provincial Arts & Crafts Import and Export Corp: Project Manager (1992-1997)

Activities in Academic/Professional Organizations/Publications

Reviewer:

     Research Grants Council (Hong Kong): 2012
     Annual Meeting of American Accounting Association: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
     Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of American Accounting Association: 2010
     Midyear Conference of AAA International Accounting Section: 2009

Discussant:

     Annual Meeting of American Accounting Association: 2008, 2009
     Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of American Accounting Association: 2010, 2012

Moderator:

     Annual Meeting of American Accounting Association: 2009, 2010
     Midyear Conference of AAA International Accounting Section: 2009
     Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of American Accounting Association: 2012

Professional Associations

American Accounting Association

Courses Taught

Undergraduate:

  • ACC101 Financial Accounting
  • ACC102 Managerial Accounting

Graduate (MBA):

  • ACC500 Accounting Concept
  • ACC550 Creating and Measuring Shareholder Value

Publications

Journal Publications

“The Influence of Strategic Patterns of Internationalization on the Accuracy and Bias of Earnings Forecasts by Financial Analysts,” International Business Review 22 (2013), with Alfredo Mauri and John Neiva

“Accounting Quality of German and U.K. Cross-listings,” International Journal of Accounting and Information Management (forthcoming), with Li Li Eng

“The Impact of IFRS Adoption on Earnings Quality of Chinese Firms,” Journal of Accounting and Finance 26 (2012), with John Neiva and A.J. Stagliano

"A Comparison of the Financial Characteristics of Pharmaceutical Firms in the United States and the People's Republic of China," International Research Journal of Applied Finance 3 (2012), with Chris Coyne and John Haverty

"The Effect of U.S. GAAP Compliance on Non-U.S. Firms’ Cross-Listing Decisions and Listing Choices," International Journal of Economics and Finance 3 (2011)

"The Determinants of Transparency in Nonprofit Organizations: An Exploratory Study," Advances in Accounting 26 (2010), with Bruce Behn and Del DeVries

"Auditors' Reporting Options and Client Disclosure Quality," Research in Accounting Regulation 18 (2006), with Joseph V. Carcello and Kannan Raghunandan

Working Papers

"The Impact of China's Adoption of New Accounting Standards on Analysts' Forecast Accuracy - an IFRS Study," with Pervaiz Alam, WaQar Ghani, and Samuel Szewczyk

"Complying with U.S. GAAP: Non-U.S. Firms' Cross-Listing Decisions, Listing Choices and Valuations"

“Corporate Sustainability and Analysts Forecasts,” with WaQar Ghani and Samuel Szewczyk

Proceedings/Presentations

“IFRS Adoption and Earnings Quality: Evidence from China,” presented at 2012 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC, August 2012

“IFRS Adoption and Earnings Quality: Evidence from China,” presented at 2011 Annual Meeting of Northeast Business & Economics Association (NBEA), Philadelphia, PA, November 2011

"Financial Reporting Quality and Cross-Listing: An Examination of Cross-Listings in Germany and the United Kingdom," presented at 2011 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, August 2011

"A Comparison of the Financial Characteristics of Pharmaceutical Firms in the United States and the People's Republic of China," presented at The First Conference of Journal of International Accounting Research (JIAR), Xiamen, China, June 2011

"The Effect of Geographic Dispersion and Global Integration on the Accuracy and Bias of Financial Analysts' Earnings Forecasts," presented at 2010 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 2010

"The Effect of Geographic Dispersion and Global Integration on the Accuracy and Bias of Financial Analysts' Earnings Forecasts," presented at 2010 American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Region Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 2010

"Financial Reporting Quality and Cross-Listing: An Examination of Cross-Listings in Germany and the United Kingdom," presented at 2010 Midyear Meeting of AAA International Accounting Section, Palm Springs, CA, January 2010

"The Impact of China's Adoption of New Accounting Standards on Analysts' Forecast Accuracy - an IFRS Study," presented at 2009 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, August 2009

"The Effect of U.S. GAAP Compliance on Non-U.S. Firms' Cross-Listing Decisions, Listing Choices and their Valuations," presented at 2008 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2008

Grants and Awards

  • St. Joseph’s University Faculty Merit Award for Research, 2012
  • St. Joseph’s University Summer research grant, 2008
  • St. Joseph’s University Summer Grant on Contemporary Pedagogy & Ignatian Tradition, 2007
  • American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2004, Lake Tahoe
  • Herbert Wilber Memorial Award, 1999, Kent State University
  • Accounting Excellence Award, 1998, Kent State University
  • Guanghua Scholarship and People’s Scholarship , 1988-1992, Nanjing University
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Student of Nanjing University, 1992

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