UMass Boston

Xiaolu Xu

Accounting & Finance
Associate Professor
McCormack Hall Floor 05


PhD in Accounting, Syracuse University, NY
MA in Economics, State University of New York at Binghamton, NY

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Research Interests

Financial Accounting-Accounting Restatements, Earnings Management, Fair Value Measurements, Voluntary disclosure,
Auditing-Internal Control Weaknesses, Audit Fees, Audit Committees, Going-Concern Opinions

Courses Taught
  • BUSADM711 (PhD course): Accounting for Finance II
  • MBAAF611 (MSA/MBA course): Intermediate Accounting
  • MBAAF610 (MBA course): Accounting for Managers
  • AF311: Intermediate Accounting II
  • AF210: Financial Accounting
Awards and Honors
  • 2020 UMASS Boston College of Management Robert W. D’Alelio Dean’s Excellence in Research Award
  • 2011 AAA/Deloitte Foundation/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow
  • 2008-2012 Syracuse University School of Management Summer Fellowship
  • 2008-2012 Syracuse University Graduate Assistantship
Media Appearances

Orange Accounting News, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, Winter 2012-2013, p.9

Professional Affiliations

American Accounting Association
European Accounting Association