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Sue Yang

Doctoral Student
Department: Accounting and Information Systems
Office:
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N245
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-3033
  • Biography
    Sue is a Deloitte Foundation Fellow. She joined MSU Accounting Ph.D. program in 2018. Her research interest is managerial accounting. Sue uses both experimental and archival methodologies to investigate research questions related to management control systems, healthcare, innovation, and team dynamics. Before enrolling in the Ph.D. program, Sue had 10 years of corporate management experience with Stryker Corp, a leading medical device company. Her work experience encompasses general accounting, cost accounting, financial planning and analysis, financial reporting, and tax accounting. Sue holds a Bachelor of Medicine (M.D. equivalent) from Peking University, an MS in Genetics from the University of Rochester, and an MS in Accounting from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. She is an active CPA since 2012.


  • Courses
    • ACC 202: Principles of Management Accounting
    • HCM 802: Cost Analysis in Healthcare
    • HB 302: Hospitality Managerial Accounting
  • Awards
    • Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull University Fellowship, University of Rochester (2003-2005)
      The most prestigious university fellowship awarded to 6-10 best incoming graduate students university-wide.
    • Best of the New Investigator Recognition in the 52nd International Conference of the Orthopedic Research Society (2006)
      Top 1 of the ten recipients for their work as young researchers across the international orthopaedic research society
    • Accounting and Information Systems Department Scholarship, Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University (2018)
      Department scholarship awarded to the best incoming accounting Ph.D. student.
    • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship (2021-2023)
      Awarded by Deloitte Foundation each year to 10 accounting doctoral students in the U.S.
    • Doctoral Student Excellence in Teaching Award, Michigan State University (2022)
      Awarded by the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Michigan State University, to one doctoral student every year for excellence in teaching.
    • Outstanding Reviewer of AAA Management Accounting Section Midyear Conference (2020, 2021)
      Awarded by AAA Management Accounting Section for outstanding reviewing services
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As one of the top 10 accounting doctoral students nationwide, Sue Yang has a passion for research and education.