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Jean Zhang

Associate Professor

Area: Accounting

  • Snead Hall
  • 301 W. Main Street
  • Box 844000
  • Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
  • Office: B3139


  • Governmental Accounting
  • Accounting Quality
  • Governance


  • International Accounting (Graduate) and Managerial Accounting (Undergraduate)
  • Governance, performance measurement, compensation, and debt contracting.

Jean X. Zhang obtained her doctoral degree in Accounting from The George Washington University, her MS in Accounting from University of Virginia and her BBA in Accounting from The College of William and Mary.  Her primary research interests include governance, performance measurement, compensation, and debt contracting. She has published in academic journals including Journal of Accounting and Economics, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, European Journal of Operational Research, and Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems.