M.H. Carol Liu

Visiting Assistant Professor

Office GW 1-Room 606
Phone 504-314-2448
Email mliu12@tulane.edu

Biography

Professor Liu joined Tulane in 2016 as a visiting assistant professor. She received her PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Professor Liu’s research focuses on corporate governance, debt contracting, capital markets, and financial reporting. She has published in Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics.

Before her academic career, Professor Liu was a financial analyst. Prior to coming to Tulane, Professor Liu taught at Lehigh University, Louisiana State University, and Oakland University.

Courses

ACCN 7280-Accounting and Controls for Operational Risk
ACCN 7420-Government and Not-for-profit Accounting

Research

Liu, M.H.C., S. Tiras, and Z. Zhuang. 2014. Audit Committee Accounting Expertise, Expectations Management, and Nonnegative Earnings Surprises. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 33(2): 145-166.

Bryan, D., M.H.C. Liu, S. Tiras, and Z. Zhuang. 2013. Optimal versus Suboptimal Choices of Accounting Expertise on Audit Committees and Earnings Quality. Review of Accounting Studies 18(4): 1123-1158.

Liu, M.H.C., and Z. Zhuang. 2011. Management Earnings Forecasts and the Quality of Analysts’ Forecasts: The Moderating Effect of Audit Committees. Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics 7: 31-45.

Education & Affiliations

PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2005

MSIA, Carnegie Mellon University, 1997

MBA, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1995

BBA, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1993