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Sue Yang

Doctoral Student
Department: Accounting and Information Systems
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.

  • Publications
    Axin2 regulates chondrocyte maturation and axial skeletal development” with Regis J. O’Keefe et al. Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 2010 Jan. 28(1):89-95. (Cited by 52 times)
    Axin1 and Axin2 are regulated by TGF-beta and mediate cross-talk between TGF-beta and Wnt signaling pathways” with Regis J. O’Keefe et al. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2007 Nov. 1116:82-99. (Cited by 81 times)
    “Chemokine-like factor 1 is a functional ligand for CC chemokine receptor 4 (CCR4)” with Ying Wang et al. Life Science. 2006 Jan. 78(6):614-21. (Cited by 78 times)
  • 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.
  • Media Mentions

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