Bei Dong

Bei Dong

Professor of Instruction
Room: BSN 3311
Phone: (813) 974-0154
Fax: (813) 974-6528

Bei Dong is a Professor of Instruction in the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy. Since she joined USF in 2007, she has taught Accounting Concepts for the MBA and Executive MBA programs, Intermediate Financial Accounting, Principles of Financial Accounting, and Principles of Managerial Accounting. She is a 2016 and 2018 Muma College of Business Instructor Research Award winner and received the 2021 Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy Advisory Council Outstanding Teaching Award.

Dong's areas of research include causes and consequences of alternative accounting choices, accounting regulation, voluntary disclosures, auditing and capital market. Her research on financial disclosure and auditing has been published in journals such as The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Advances in Accounting, and Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting.

She received a PhD in accounting from Michigan State University, and a bachelor's degree in finance from the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University (China).


  • ACG 6026 Accounting Concepts for Managers
  • GEB 6895 Integrated Business Application


  • Dong, B., J. Nash and L. Xu. (2022). Indirect effects of regulatory change: Evidence from the acceleration of the 10-K filing deadline. Advances in Accounting 56: 100582.
  • Dong, B., S. Tate and E. Xu. (2020). Unexpected Consequences: The Effects on Non-Accelerated Filers of an Accelerated Filing Deadline and SOX Section 404. Accounting Horizons, 34(3): 87-112.
  • Dong, B. and E. Xu. (2019). Do Clients with Local Clients Announce Earnings Earlier? Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, 17: 163-191.
  • Dong, B., D. Robinson and E. Xu. (2018). Auditor-Client Geographic Proximity and Audit Report Timeliness. Advances in Accounting, 40: 11-19.
  • Dong, B., Li, E.X., Ramesh, K., and Shen, M. (2015). Priority Dissemination of Public Disclosures. The Accounting Review, 90(6): 2235-2266.


  • USF Council on Technology for Instruction and Research 2019 – present

  • The treasurer of the College’s Beta Gamma Sigma chapter 2015 – present

  • College MBA committee 2008 – present

  • Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy research participant coordinator Spring 2012 – present