Xia (Eliza) Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Phone
253-692-5632
Campus Box
358420
Degrees
Ph.D.
University of Missouri
2015
M.S.
Xi'an Jiaotong University
2007
B.E.
Xi'an Jiaotong University
2004
Introduction


Eliza Zhang is an assistant professor of accounting at the University of Washington-Tacoma. Her research interests lie in the areas of corporate disclosures and information intermediaries like credit rating agencies and auditors. Professor Zhang earned her doctorate in Accounting from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2015. She previously taught at Macau University of Science and Technology. During her time at Macau University of Science and Technology, she taught Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Management Accounting, and Intermediate Accounting. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, yoga, zumba, reading, and listening to podcasts.

Scholarly Interests
  • Financial Accounting & Auditing
Current Research

Selected Publications:

Is real earnings smoothing harmful? Evidence from firm-specific stock price crash risk (with Inder Khurana and Raynolde Pereira), Contemporary Accounting Research, forthcoming