Hong Fan

Associate Professor
Sobey School of Business

Faculty Member Information


Financial Accounting, executive compensation, taxation, corporate governance and international accounting


Ph.D., Accounting, York University, 2013
Master of Accountancy, Accounting, Brock University, 2007
B.Comm, Accounting, University of International Business and Economics, 2006

Professional Licensures & Certifications

Certified Public Accountant (Illinois, U.S.), , 2014
CFA Level III Candidate, , 2012

Academic Work Experience

2018 - Present, Associate Professor, Saint Mary's University
2013 - 2018, Assistant Professor, Saint Mary’s University

Teaching: Course / Program Development

2014/02 - 2015/01, ACCT 3343 Financial Accounting Analysis
2013/02 - 2014/01, ACCT 3345 Financial Accounting Theory

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

Fan Hong, Fralich Russell. "Political Connections and CEO Compensation: Exploring the Effect of Power and Respect", Asian Business and Management (Spring - 2018)
Fan Hong, Song Xiaofei. "Earnings Management of Chinese Central State-Owned Enterprises - The Alignment Effects and State-Level Incentives", Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics (Fall - 2017)
Chen Liqiang, Fan Hong. "CEO inside debt and bank loan syndicate structure", Review of Financial Economics 34 (Summer - 2017), 74-85
Fan Hong, Song Xiaofei, Power Jeffrey. "International-Domestic Student Differences in Learning: Use of Classroom Response Systems in China vs. in Canada ", Journal of Teaching in International Business 28:2 (Fall - 2017), 76-86
Fan Hong, Chen Liqiang. "Politically Connected Independent Directors and Effective Tax Rates in China", Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting 9:1 (Summer - 2017), 333-350
Fan Hong. "Earnings Management, Politically Connected CEOs, and Politically Connected Independent Board Members: Evidence from China", International Journal of Accounting and Financial Reporting 7:1 (Summer - 2017), 291-310
Fralich R., Fan Hong. "CEO Social Capital and Contingency Pay: A Test of Two Perspectives", Corporate Governance: the international journal of business in society 15:4 (Spring - 2015), 476-490

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Reviewer, Academy of International Business Annual Conference 2017/03 - 2017/03