May H. Zhang

Business faculty - May Zhang

Associate Clinical Professor  
Accounting and Taxation

General Information:
Martino Hall,
45 Columbus Ave, Room 618
New York, NY 10023

Email: [email protected]

  • May Zhang is an associate clinical professor of accounting and taxation at the Gabelli School of Business, where she teaches accounting and auditing data analytics, financial, and managerial accounting courses at both the undergraduate and the graduate levels.

    Professor Zhang's research interests include executive compensation, corporate governance, financial statement analysis and international accounting standards. Her research has been published in The Accounting Review and the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting and has been presented at numerous domestic and international conferences. Professor Zhang has served as a manuscript reviewer for various journals in the accounting field.

    Professor Zhang is an active member of the American Accounting Association. Prior to joining academia, she worked in business finance in a large retailer and at a pharmaceutical company.

    • Ph.D.: Accounting, University of Texas at Austin
    • Master's: M.B.A., Western Carolina University
    • Bachelor's: B.A. in International Economics, Institute of International Relations
    • Executive compensation
    • Corporate governance
    • Financial statement analysis
    • International accounting standards
    • "Is CEO cash compensation punished for poor firm performance?" The Accounting Review, May 2010, with Ken Shaw.
    • "Fundamental analysis, institutional investments, and limits to arbitrage," Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, November/December 2011, with Yanfeng Xue.