Bei Dong

Bei Dong

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

Bei Dong is an instructor 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 and Principles of Financial Accounting. She is a 2016 Muma College of Business Instructor Research Award winner.

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 ReviewAdvances in Accounting, and Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting.

She received a PhD in accounting from Michigan State University, a master's degree in finance from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences 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

Recent ResearcH

  • Dong, B., and E. Xu., (2019), "Do Clients With Local Clients Announce Earnings Earlier?" Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, forthcoming.
  • Dong, B., S. Tate, and E. Xu., (2019), "Unexpected Consequences: The Effects on Non-Accelerated Filers of an Accelerated Filing Deadline and SOX Section 404," Under second round review at Accounting Horizons.
  • Dong, B., J. Nash, and E. Xu., (2019), "The Office-Level Effects of Audit Time Pressure," Under review at Contemporary Accounting Research.
  • 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.


  • Member, American Accounting Association.
  • Treasurer, Muma College of Business' Beta Gamma Sigma chapter, 2015–present
  • Member, Muma College of Business MBA committee, 2008–present
  • Research participant and coordinator, Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy, 2012-present
  • Team leader, MBA QIP Committee, 2008–present
  • Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 2012–present
  • Member, ISDS Department Faculty Recruiting Committee,r 2012, 2013, 2016