BS, MS, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics (China); MBA, Ph.D., Rutgers University
Rong Yang is the Benjamin Forman Professor for Research at the Saunders College of Business. She received her Ph.D. in Accounting and MBA in Management from Rutgers, State University of New Jersey. Her research interests focus on the use of accounting information in capital markets, corporate governance, and auditing quality. She has published in a variety of journals including Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Marketing, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, European Accounting Review, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Journal of Business Ethics, etc. One of her articles (with Dr. Yaw Mensah, Rutgers University) was awarded the 2006 MBAA International McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper Award by the North American Accounting Society. Also, another publication (with Dr. Beixin Lin, Montclair State University) was awarded the 2013 Bright Idea Award sponsored by the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University and the NJPRO Foundation, the public policy research affiliate of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA). Prior to joining the faculty of RIT, she was a tenured associate professor at State University of New York.
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Through Saunders College of Business’ six science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs; master of business administration (MBA), accounting and analytics, business analytics, finance, global supply chain management (GSCM), and technology innovation management and entrepreneurship (TIME), students are taught by top business faculty, with strong applied research and industry experience.
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