School of Business Faculty

Valerie Li

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Accounting, Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington
Master of Business Administration, University of Massachusetts Boston
Bachelor, International Transportation Management, Shanghai Maritime University

POSITIONS HELD
Assistant Professor, University of Washington Bothell (2010-present)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2015-2017)
Teaching Assistant, University of Washington in Seattle (2005-2010)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Undergraduate
Intermediate Accounting I
Principles of Managerial Accounting
Graduate
Financial Accounting Seminar
Accounting for Strategic Management

RESEARCH INTERESTS
The role of financial information in product market
Financial Misstatement
Real earnings management
Earnings quality
Executive compensation
Impact of networks of executives

SELECTED RESEARCH PAPERS
Do false financial statements distort peer firms’ decisions?”, The Accounting Review (2016) 91 (1): 251-278

The use of adjusted earnings in performance evaluation”, with Asher Curtis and Paige Patrick, under review at The Accounting Review

“The Effect of Real Earnings Management on the Persistence and Informativeness of Earnings”, under 2nd round review at British Accounting Review

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS
G-UA8S Research Grant, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2016)
Evert McCabe Endowed Fellowship (2009)
University of Washington Foster School of Business / Lorig Fellow (2009)
University of Washington Foster School of Business Piggott-Paccar Fellow (2008)
AAA Financial Accounting & Reporting Section Doctoral Consortium Fellow (2007)
University of Washington Foster School of Business / Lorig Fellow (2005-2007)
University of Massachusetts Boston International Graduate Student Scholarship (2002)

Contact Information

vl12@uw.edu
(425) 352-3192
UWBB-104C
Biography