James T. Thompson Chair for Excellence in Accounting Education, Professor, PhD Coordinator
Professor Steve Lin is the James T. Thompson Chair for Excellence in Accounting Education and Ph.D. in Accounting program coordinator at University of Memphis. Professor Lin has published his research work in Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Accounting and Business Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, Financial Management, European Journal of Finance, European Financial Management etc. Professor Lin's research and teaching interests are financial accounting and reporting and corporate governance. Professor Lin has a Ph.D. degree in Accounting and Finance from Victoria University of Manchester, England, a Master of Art degree in Accounting and Finance from Lancaster University, England, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree majoring in Accounting from Soochow University, Taiwan. Professor Lin was the Knight Ridder Eminent Scholar Chair in Accounting at Florida International University, lecturer/senior lecturer at the Manchester Business School, England, and a visiting research fellow at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before he joined the School of Accountancy at University of Memphis in August 2019.