Flora Kuang

Yu (Flora) Kuang is Professor of Accounting at the University of Melbourne. She earned her PhD in Accounting from Tilburg University.

She received her Research Master’s degree in Accounting from the CentER graduate school, Tilburg University and a Bachelor’s degree from Renmin University of China. She worked as Assistant Professor at VU Amsterdam after PhD graduation and joined FBE in 2015 as Associate Professor of Accounting.

Flora is Assistant Dean (Diversity & Inclusion), a joint appointment by FBE and MBSL (2022-). Flora serves on the leadership and staff team of Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation. She is a member of the Center of Asian Business and Economics (CABE).

Flora has published in prestigious journals, including The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting, Organization & Society, European Accounting Review, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Business, Finance & Accounting, The British Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Accounting and Business Research, etc. Her work (“Does Obfuscating Excessive CEO Pay Work? The Influence of Remuneration Report Readability on Say-on-Pay Votes”) has been cited by SEC Final Rules (34-95607 Pay Versus Performance). Further, her publication (“Whistleblowing Allegations, Audit Fees, and Internal Control Deficiencies”) has been featured in “How do auditors respond to whistleblowing allegations at their clients?” at Forbes.com.

Flora is Associate Editor of Accounting and Business Research and China Journal of Accounting Research. She is also on the Editorial Board of The International Journal of Accounting and Accounting Horizons. She is an ad-hoc reviewer for The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, Management Science, Accounting, Organizations, and Society, Journal of Corporate Finance, The European Accounting Review, Journal of Business, Finance, and Accounting, Management Accounting Research, Journal of Business Ethics, etc. Flora has been awarded “Outstanding Reviewer” by Journal of Corporate Finance.