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GFCB Accounting Staff - Yining Chen

Dr. Yining Chen

Dr. Yining Chen

Mary R. Nixon Chair ~ Professor- Accounting

Office:  Grise Hall 510
Phone:  270-745-2982


Dr. Chen specializes in accounting information systems, financial accounting, and auditing. Her current research focuses on the effectiveness of analytical review procedures and implementation of information systems. She teaches accounting information systems and accounting principles.


Ph.D., Accounting, University of South Carolina
M.A., Accounting, University of South Carolina
B.B.A., Accounting, National Cheng Chi University

Dr. Chen earned her Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. Before joining Western Kentucky University, she was Associate Professor of Accountancy at Ohio University and Assistant Professor of Accounting at Concordia University in Canada. Professor Chen has authored articles in many leading academic and professional journals, including Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Management Information Systems, Information & Management, Review of Quantitative Finance & Accounting, Internal Auditing, Journal of End User Computing, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Journal of Global Information Management, Journal of Education for Business, Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, and Journal of Applied Business Research.

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