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Chee Chow, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor, Accountancy

Professor Chee W. Chow is the holder of an A.B. degree (with honors) from Dartmouth College, an MBA degree from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth, an M.S. from the Graduate School of Management of the University of Rochester, and a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. He has held the Vern Odmark Professorship of Accountancy at San Diego State University since 1984. Prior to that, Professor Chow taught at the University of Washington and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also has served as visiting professor at the University of California at San Diego, the University of Hawaii, the University of Sydney, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Professor Chow’s primary teaching interests are in the management accounting area. In recent years, he has taught management accounting at the MBA level, as well as offered a management accounting seminar for MS students majoring in accounting. On the research dimension, his activities have spanned many areas of accounting, including auditing, financial accounting, accounting education, taxation, and management accounting and controls. Winner of numerous awards for his writing, he has published well over one hundred articles in leading academic and practitioner journals, and made a like number of presentations at universities and conferences worldwide. In addition, he has authored or co-authored more than 60 articles in Chinese to enhance accounting education and research in Greater China. Over the years, Professor Chow has served as reviewer or on the editorial boards of 17 journals, including all of the top journals in accounting. He currently serves on the editorial review boards of ten scholarly journals.

In addition to being an active accounting researcher, Professor Chow has actively contributed to the leadership and governance of the College of Business, the School of Accountancy, and professional organizations. He has served on the council and numerous committees of the American Accounting Association and its sections. In 2000-2001, Professor Chow served as President of the American Accounting Association’s Management Accounting Section, which provides leadership in the advancement of management accounting research, practice, and education.


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