Kexin Zheng

Assistant Professor

Accounting Department


Education/Professional Certification

  • Ph.D., Accounting, MIT Sloan School of Management, 2014
  • M.B.A., Finance and Accounting, Boston College, Carroll School of Management, 2009
  • B.S., Finance, Nankai University, 2004

Current & Prior Positions

  • Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, August 2014 – Present
  • Senior Auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2004 – 2007

Expertise

  • Financial Reporting
  • Debt contracting
  • Corporate Governance

Working Papers

  • “The Role of Accounting in Debt Contract Renegotiations: Evidence from Positive Shocks”.
  • “Accounting Quality, Bank-Firm Relationship and Renegotiation Cost of Covenant Violations”.
  • “Internal Control Weaknesses and Capital Allocation Efficiency within Conglomerates”, with David Weber.

Teaching

  • Managerial Accounting, University of Connecticut, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Spring 2017
  • Financial Accounting, Teaching assistant, MIT Sloan School of Management, 2012, 2013

Awards

  • MIT Sloan School of Management Doctoral Fellowship, 2009 – 2014
  • Boston College Dean’s M.B.A Fellowship, 2007 – 2009
  • Nankai University Academic Scholarship, 2001 – 2004
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Contact Information
Emailkzheng@business.uconn.edu
Phone+1 (860) 486-4327
Mailing AddressUnit 1041-041a