Hongkang Xu

Assistant Professor

Accounting & Finance



Charlton College of Business 229


2016University of Texas at San AntonioPhD, Business Administration (Accounting)
2010George Washington UniversityMaster of Accountancy
2006East China Normal UniversityBachelor of Arts


  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting I and II
  • Accounting Information System
  • Financial Accounting Principle
  • Managerial Accounting Principle


Research Activities

  • Best Paper Award, American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Region 2018 conference
  • Best Paper Award, Northeast Business & Economics Association 2017 Conference


Research Interests

  • Auditing
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Reporting Quality
  • Tax Research
  • International Accounting

Select publications

H Xu, M Dao, A Petkevic
Political Corruption and Auditor Behavior: Evidence From U.S. Firms.
European Accounting Review

H Xu, M Dao, J Wu
The Effect of Local Political Corruption on Earnings Quality
Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting

SC Asthana, KK Raman, H Xu (2015).
US-listed Foreign Companies' Choice of a US-based vs. Home Country-based Big N Principal Auditor and the Effect on Audit Fees and Earnings Quality
Accounting Horizons, 29, 631-666.

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