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Dr. Xiaoyan “Tony” Chu

Assistant Professor of Accounting








Tony Chu joined Nicholls State University as an Assistant Professor of Accounting in 2012. Professor Chu holds a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University. His primary teaching interests include Taxation, Financial Accounting, and Managerial Accounting.  He nurtures and inspires his students in and out of the classroom.  He believes that “as a teacher, I need to give students the greatest opportunities to learn and grow. I always make sure that the students trust me to provide them with a solid framework of knowledge and at the same time, to teach them how to think critically and really learn how to learn.”

Professor Chu’s current research interests include tax policy, corporate tax avoidance, clawback provisions, and empirical financial accounting. He has published several articles in academic journals including Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Advances in Taxation, Journal of Applied Business Research, Valuation Strategies and Practical Tax Strategies etc. He presented several papers at the American Accounting Association annual and regional meetings and won an Outstanding Paper Award at the 2011 SEAAA conference. He is also the winner of the College of Business Research Symposium at Louisiana Tech University in 2012. He is a Fellow of 2010 AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium and Fellow of 2012 KPMG/ATA Tax Doctoral Consortium.

In his spare time, Professor Chu enjoys spending time with his family, playing badminton, fishing, and music.

D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University

M.P.A., Mississippi State University

M.S., Mississippi State University

Contact information:
132 Powell Hall
Phone: 985.448.4212

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