Lian Fen Lee joins the Accounting Department faculty from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan where she received her Ph.D. A native of Singapore, she received her Bachelor of Accountancy with First Class Honors from Nanyang Technological University. Prior to pursuing her doctoral studies, she worked in the Singapore offices of Arthur Andersen and Ernst and Young.
Lian Fen has taught Financial and Managerial Accounting at the University of Michigan and Singapore Management University. Her research interests include the interplay between managerial incentives and their reporting and disclosure choices, as well as understanding market participants’ use of accounting information. In 2010, Lian Fen received the American Accounting Association Competitive Manuscript Award for her paper “Incentives to inflate reported cash from operations using classification and timing.”