Zhao, Meiling(趙美玲)

BA (BFU); MA(Syracuse); PhD(Arizona)

Assistant Professor


School of Accountancy

Room 1013, 10/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 1692



Prof. Meiling Zhao is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She received her PhD in accounting from The University of Arizona. Her primary research interests relate to both financial accounting and auditing, with a focus on information intermediaries, corporate disclosure, regulation, and auditing.

Teaching Areas

Financial and Managerial Accounting

Research Interests

Information Intermediaries
Corporate Disclosure

  • Publications & Working Papers
    • Mei Cheng, Yuan Zhang, and Meiling Zhao (2023), “The Role of Equity Underwriters in Shaping Corporate Disclosure,” Review of Accounting Studies.
  • Awards & Honours
    • Best Midyear Meeting Doctoral Student Paper Award (AMYM), 2023
    • FARS Excellence in Reviewing Award, American Accounting Association, 2021