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Chan Li

Associate Professor of Business Administration and Robert L. Worthington Faculty Fellow


Office: 216 Mervis Hall


  • PhD in Business Administration (Accounting)
  • University of Kansas 2007 MS in Management Information
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Managerial Accounting I, II
  • Economic consequences of auditing
  • Internal controls
  • Corporate governance
  • "Are Auditors Professionally Skeptical? - Evidence from Auditors' Going-Concern Opinions and Management Earnings Forecasts," with M. Feng. Journal of Accounting Research, forthcoming.
  • "Does Ineffective Internal Control over Financial Reporting affect a Firm's Operations? Evidence from Firms' Inventory Management", with M. Feng, S. McVay, and H. SkaifeThe Accounting Review, forthcoming.
  • “Fee Pressure and Audit Quality”, with M. Ettredge, and E. Fuerherm.  Accounting, Organizations and Society, forthcoming.
  • “Client Supply Chain Relationships and Audit Quality and Pricing”, with K. Johnstone, and S. LuoAuditing: A Journal of Practice &Theory, forthcoming.
  • “Costs and Benefits of Requiring an Engagement Partner Signature: Recent Experience in the United Kingdom”, with J. Carcello. 2013. The Accounting Review, Vol 88 (5): 1511-1546.
  • “The Effect of Enterprise Systems Implementations on the Firm Information Environment”, with A. Dorantes; G. Peters, and V. Richardson, 2013. Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol 30 (4): 1427-1461. 
  • "The Consequences of Information Technology Control Weaknesses on Management Information Systems: The Case of Sarbanes-Oxley Internal Control Reports", with G. Peters; V. Richardson and M. Waston. 2012. MIS Quarterly, Vol 36 (1): 179-203.
  • "Changes in Corporate Governance Associated with the Revelation of Internal Control Material Weaknesses and their Subsequent Remediation", with K. Johnstone and K. Rupley. 2011. Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol 28 (1): 331-383.
  • "Financial Executive Quality, Financial Executive Turnover, and Adverse SOX 404 Opinions", with M. Ettredge and L. Sun. 2010. Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol 50 (1): 93-110.
  • "Internal Control and Management Guidance", with M. Feng and S. McVay. 2009. Journal of Accounting and Economics. Vol 48 (2-3): 190-209.
  • "Does Client Importance Affect Auditor Independence at the Office Level? Empirical Evidence from Going Concern Opinions" 2009. Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol 26 (1): 201-230.
  • “The Impact of SOX Section 404 Internal Control Quality Assessment on Audit Delay in the SOX Era”, with M. Ettredge and L. Sun. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. Vol. 25 (2): 1-23.