Xiaoli  Tian

Xiaoli Tian

Assistant Professor

Accounting & Management Information Systems

Background

Professor Tian joined the Fisher College of Business as an Assistant Professor of Accounting and Management Information Systems in the fall of 2012. She earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Iowa. She also holds an M.Acc. degree and a B.S. degree in Accounting from University of Minnesota. Professor Tian has taught introductory financial accounting and intermediate financial accounting reviews to undergraduate students. Her primary research interests are in the areas of corporate disclosure, particularly strategic disclosure by management, financial research in taxation and research methodology.

Areas of Expertise

Accounting

  • Financial Research in Taxation
  • Research Methodology

Education

  • PhD, University of Iowa
  • MAcc, University of Minnesota
  • BS, University of Minnesota

Publications

Courses

  • ACCTMIS 3400 - Tax Accounting I

    Fundamentals of the federal income tax, and how it influences taxpayer decisions. Emphasis is on the individuals and businesses organized as proprietorships, but rules generally applicable to all taxpayers are covered. Prereq: 3200 (521) and BusMHR 2292 (BusAdm 499.01). Not open to students with credit for 626.

  • ACCTMIS 3400H - Tax Accounting I

    Fundamentals of the federal income tax, and how it influences taxpayer decisions. Emphasis is on individuals and businesses organized as proprietorships, but rules generally applicable to all taxpayers are covered. Prereq: Honors standing, and a grade of B or above in 3200H. Not open to students with credit for 626H.