Shujun Ding, an associate professor in accounting and the Telfer Excellence Fellow, has been selected as the Telfer School of Management’s Young Researcher of the Year in recognition of the excellence he has demonstrated as a young researcher in the field of accounting. He completed his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Calgary and his B.A./M.A from Renmin University in China. He has been a member of the faculty at the Telfer School since 2011.

Professor Ding’s research interests include judgment and decision-making in accounting contexts, corporate governance, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), non-profit organizations, family business history, and accounting and finance issues in small business. He has also begun a study of cost control and cost management in health systems using a large set of U.S. data. In addition, in collaboration with other colleagues, he is exploring accounting and finance issues in an emerging market setting.

In addition to contributing to accounting literature and practice, his work with colleagues at the Telfer School extends to entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, and family business management. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals in accounting, finance and management such as the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, European Accounting Review, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Small Business Management, International Small Business Journal, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, European Journal of Finance, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, International Review of Financial Analysis, and the Journal of Business Ethics.