Yun-Chia Anderson   Yan

Associate Professor  

Office: ECOBE 226C
Phone: (956) 665-3385
Email: yunchia.yan@utrgv.edu

Dr. Yun-Chia Anderson Yan

Yun-Chia Anderson Yan, Ph.D. graduated in 2007 from Florida International University's Ph.D. program in accounting. Prior to his doctoral study, Anderson attended Utah State University where he earned his master's degree in business information systems. He also attended Tamkang University (Taiwan) where he earned his bachelor's degree in accounting. Anderson teaches auditing, accounting information systems and management accounting and researches in the areas of auditing, financial reporting and capital markets. He received the Emerging Scholar Best Paper Award from the American Accounting Association Public Interest Section in 2009 and has presented his research findings at numerous conferences including those conducted by the American Accounting Association and the International Association for Computer Information Systems. His papers have appeared in Accounting Horizons, Accounting and The Public Interest, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, Accounting Research Journal, Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, Journal of Accounting and Finance, International Journal of Banking and Finance and Issues in Information Systems. He has served as a reviewer for Asia Pacific Management Review and American Accounting Association national/regional meetings and is a member of the American Accounting Association. Prior to entering academia, he worked in Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) as a software engineer.





Selected Publications


  • Robert Parker, Mai Dao, Hua-Wei Huang, and Yun-Chia Yan. "Disclosing Material Weakness in Internal Controls: Does the Gender of Audit Committee Members Matter?," Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics 24, no. 3-4 (2017): 407-420.

  • Li-Chuan Chou, Ta-Cheng Chang, John Darcy, and Yun-Chia Yan. "The Impact of Social Responsibility on Corporate Performance: Evidence from Taiwan," Accounting and Finance Research 6, no. 2 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2017): 181-189.

  • Joseph Beams, Yun-Chia Yan, Wachira Boonyanet, and Pongprot Chatraphorn. "The Effect of CEO and CFO Resignations on Going Concern Opinions," Accounting and Finance Research 5, no. 4 (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2016): 76-88.

  • Joseph Beams and Yun-Chia Yan. "The Effect of Financial Crisis on Auditor Conservatism: US Evidence," Accounting Research Journal 28, no. 2 (June 2015): 160 - 171.

  • Hua-Wei Huang, Robert Parker, Yun-Chia Yan, and Yi-Hung Lin. "CEO Turnover and Audit Pricing," Accounting Horizons 28, no. 2 (June 2014): 297–312.

  • Ta-Cheng Chang, Yun-Chia Yan, and Li-Chuan Chou. "Is default probability associated with corporate social responsibility?," Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics 20, no. 4 (December 2013): 457-472.

  • Joseph Beams, Hua-Wei Huang, and Yun-Chia Yan. "Top Management Resignation and Firm’s Subsequent Bankruptcy," Accounting and The Public Interest 13, (December 2013): 39–54.

  • Abhijit Barua and Yun-Chia Yan. "Appointment of New Executives and Subsequent SOX 404 Opinion," Journal of Accounting and Finance 11, no. 2 (2011): 78-90.

  • Hua-Wei Huang, Yun-Chia Yan, James Fornaro, and Ahmed Elshahat. "Market reactions of female audit committee director appointments: Evidence from US-traded foreign firms," International Journal of Banking and Finance 8, no. 1 (2011): 59-75.

  • Clark Wheatley and Yun-Chia Yan. "New Executives and Audit Fees," Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting 3, no. 2 (2011): 227-244.



Selected Presentations


  • Yun-Chia Yan, David Manry, and Dao Mai. "CEO Age, Audit Fees, and the Disclosure of Internal Control Material Weakness ," 2018 AAA Forensic Accounting Section Research Conference, American Accounting Association, Dallas, TX (May 2018)

  • Yun-Chia Yan, Hua-Wei Huang, Dao Thi Tuyet Mai, and Robert Parker. "Disclosing Material Weakness in Internal Controls: Does the Gender of Audit Committee Members Matter?," 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, American Accounting Association, Chicago,IL (August 2015)

  • Yun-Chia Yan, Hua-Wei Huang, and David Manry. "Securities Fraud Litigation and the Disclosure of Internal Control Material Weakness," American Accounting Association 2014 Forensic and Investigative Accounting Section Research Conference, American Accounting Association, San Antonio, TX (April 2014)

  • Yun-Chia Yan and Joseph Beams. "CEO/CFO Resignations and Going Concern Opinions," 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, American Accounting Association, Washington, D.C. (August 2012)

  • Yun-Chia Yan, Hua-Wei Huang, and Robert Parker. "Types of CEO Turnover and Audit Pricing," 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, American Accounting Association, Washington, D.C. (August 2012)

  • Yun-Chia Yan, Yen-Tzu Chen, Hua-Wei Huang, and Hsiao-Wen Huang . "Knowledge Management, Education and Firm’s Performance," 2011 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE, Taipei, Taiwan (June 2011)

  • Yun-Chia Yan, Joseph Beams, and Hua-Wei Huang . "CEO Resignation and Subsequent Firm’s Bankruptcies," 2010 American Accounting Association Forensic and Investigative Accounting Section Research Conference, American Accounting Association, Baton Rouge,LA (May 2010)

  • Yun-Chia Yan and Hua-Wei Huang. "Audit Committee Gender Diversity and the Quality of Internal Controls," 2010 American Accounting Association Southeast Region Meeting, American Accounting Association, Mobile, Alabama (April 2010)

  • Yun-Chia Yan, Joseph Beams, and Hua-Wei Huang . "CEO Resignation and Subsequent Firm’s Bankruptcies," 2010 American Accounting Association Southeast Region Meeting, American Accounting Association, Mobile, Alabama (April 2010)

  • Yun-Chia Yan, Hua-Wei Huang , and Barua A. "SOX 404 Opinions and Audit Committees," 2009 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, American Accounting Association, New York City (August 2009)

Current Courses

ACCT 4327 02 - Auditing:
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ACCT 4327 03 - Auditing:
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