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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma


Yuyun (Robert) Zhou, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). He received his Ph.D. in business administration, with a concentration in accounting, from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). He also has his B.B.A. in economics and finance and M.B.A. from Marshall University. His research interests focus on the role of accounting in M&A and debt contracting. He is also interested in financial reporting and capital market, and corporate disclosures. Prior to joining UCO in 2020, he taught at UTEP. He currently teaches financial accounting and managerial accounting courses at UCO.

Classes Taught

  • ACCT 2113: Principles of Financial Accounting (Undergraduate)
  • ACCT 2133: Principles of Managerial Accounting (Undergraduate)
  • ACCT 5013: Accounting Research Methods (Graduate)

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Business Administration (Accounting), The University of Texas at El Paso
  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Marshall University
  • B.B.A., Economics & Finance, Marshall University                                                                                                            

Professional and Community Involvement

Member, American Accounting Association                                                               

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

Conference Proceedings/Presentations:

2021 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting (Discussant & Presenter)

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