Ning Ren

Associate Professor

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Bachelor of Finance - Xidian University, China

M.S., Finance - Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Ph.D., Accounting - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY


Duke Hall
P: 909.748.8523

Courses Taught

ACCT 210: Principles of Financial Accounting and Reporting

ACCT 330: Financial Reporting for Investing Activities


Academic Experience

2019 - Present: Assistant Professor of Accounting
College of Arts and Sciences, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA

2015-2019: Assistant Professor of Accounting
College of Management, Long Island University Post, Brookville, NY

2014-2015: Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2010-2014: Teaching Assistant/Research Assistant
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Other Experience

2009: Accountant Internship
Frontage Laboratories, Inc., Downingtown, PA

2007-2008: Assistant Investment Counselor
Huatai United Securities, LLC. Beijing, China


Journal Publications

“Banking Deregulation and Corporate Tax Avoidance” with Bill Francis and Qiang Wu. China Journal of Accounting Research 10,87-104, 2017.

“Going Concern and Corporate Governance” with Yun Zhu. International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance. Forthcoming.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

“Do Better Managers Get Better Loan Contracts?” with Bill Francis, Xian Sun, and Qiang Wu 2 nd round R&R at Abacus: A Journal of Accounting, Finance and Business Studies

Working Papers

“The Competitive effect of IPOs on Industry Peers’ Finance Contracting: Evidence from Bank Loans” with Bill Francis, and Qiang Wu.

“Cyber Security and Earning Management” with Gokhan Yilmaz

“Do Better Managers Produce Better Product? -Evidence from product recall” with Gokhan Yilmaz

Awards, Honors, Grants

2016: Online Teaching Certificate (IDEAS)

2010-2014: Doctoral Student Scholarship,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

2009: Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society Membership,
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2007: Excellent Graduate Student Award,
Xidian University, Xi’an China

Passed: CFA Level-1

Pending: Securities Practitioner License, China

Invited Presentations

2017 Wenlan Finance Forum, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China.

2016 China Journal of Account Research Symposium, Guangzhou, China

2014 FMA Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN

2014 AAA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA

2014 AAA Auditing Midyear Meeting, San Antonio, TX

2013 AAA Northeast Region Meeting, Hartford, CT

2013 FMA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

2013 AAA Annual meeting, Anaheim, CA


Committee Service

Accounting Curriculum Committee

Curriculum and Assurance of Learning (AOL) Committee

Financial Strategy Committee

Academic Program Review Committee

Alumni and Development Committee

Enrollment service


American Accounting Association (AAA)

Financial Management Association (FMA)

Beta Gamma Sigma

Ad Hoc Referee

Journal of Financial Stability

Journal of Small Business Management

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation