Researcher

Professor Wei Chen

My Expertise

Judgment and decision making issues in accounting and auditing.

Fields of Research (FoR)

Financial accounting, Auditing and accountability

Biography

Wei Chen

Professor

School of Accounting - BA, Shandong University of Finance and Economics, China | MA, Peking University & National University of Singapore | PhD, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

About Wei

Wei joined UNSW Sydney in 2010. She is a Professor of Accounting at UNSW Sydney.

Wei has established an international reputation for producing high-quality and innovative research in the field of experimental financial accounting...view more

Wei Chen

Professor

School of Accounting - BA, Shandong University of Finance and Economics, China | MA, Peking University & National University of Singapore | PhD, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

About Wei

Wei joined UNSW Sydney in 2010. She is a Professor of Accounting at UNSW Sydney.

Wei has established an international reputation for producing high-quality and innovative research in the field of experimental financial accounting and auditing. Her publications have appeared in leading journals such as the Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Accounting Research Journal, and Australian Journal of Management. She has received multiple Australian and International Research Grants and Fellowships, including the Australian Research Council DECRA Fellowship.

Wei is also an enthusiastic educator. She is keen to develop both generic and disciplinary skills throughout the student’s learning process to enhance their employability and benefit their careers in the long term. Her teaching innovations enhance students’ capability to practice accounting knowledge and see the relevance of financial reporting to investors and corporate managers. As a recognition, Wei and her team were awarded the John Prescott Award for Outstanding Teaching Innovation by UNSW Business School and shared their experience in education innovations at the Inter-Faculty UNSW Education Festival in 2022.

Wei serves as a Scientific Committee Member for the International Symposium on Auditing Research (ISAR) and a Scientific Board Member of the European Network for Experimental Accounting Research (ENEAR). She is an Editorial Board Member for Accounting, Organizations and Society, Behavioral Research in Accounting, and Accounting and Finance. She has been an Assessor for the Australian Research Council National Competitive Grant since 2016. Wei actively engages in submitting comments and reports to various policymakers and regulators, including, for example, the ASX Corporate Governance Council, the Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AUASB), and the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB). She also serves as an ad hoc reviewer for Accounting, Organizations and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, and European Accounting Review.


My Awards

  • John Prescott Award for Outstanding Teaching Innovation, UNSW Business School, 2022
  • Dean’s Research Fellowship, UNSW Business School, 2019-2021
  • Non-Professorial Research Achievement Award, UNSW Business School, 2014
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Location

Room 3093, Quadrangle building - Ref E15

Contact

+61 2 9065 1613