Emma Peng, an associate professor of accounting and taxation at the Gabelli School of Business, is primarily interested in executive compensation and earnings-quality research. She has articles accepted for publication in respected academic journals such as the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Accounting Perspectives and the International Journal of Disclosure and Governance.
Professor Peng teaches financial accounting and managerial accounting at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and she received the Stanley Fuchs Award for Teaching Excellence from the graduate division in 2009. At the undergraduate Gabelli School of Business, Professor Peng has served for several years as a curriculum committee member and has been the faculty advisor to three students who completed the Honors Thesis Program. One of her advisees, Josephine Simolacaj, won the program's Outstanding Thesis Award in 2008.