Zhu, Chunmei(朱春梅)

BA (ZUEL); MA(Xiamen); PhD(Waterloo); CICPA

Assistant Professor


School of Accountancy

Room 1005, 10/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7594



Prof. Chunmei Zhu is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (2012), master’s degree in accounting from Xiamen University (2015), and doctoral degree in accounting from University of Waterloo (2020). She is particularly interested in debt contracting, voluntary disclosure, and financial reporting quality. Prof. Zhu is a Certified Public Accountant (non-practicing) of China.

Teaching Area

Managerial Accounting

Research Interests

Debt Contracting
Voluntary Disclosure
Financial Reporting Quality

  • Publications & Working Papers
    • Chunmei Zhu (2024), “Treatment of Accounting Changes and Covenant Violation Errors,” Journal of Accounting Research, 62(2), 783-824.
    • Jeong-Bon Kim, Christine I. Wiedman, and Chunmei Zhu (2023), “Does CDS Trading Improve Managerial Learning from Outsiders?,” Contemporary Accounting Research, 40(3), 2032-2070.
    • Christine Wiedman and Chunmei Zhu (2023), “The Deterrent Effect of SEC Whistleblower Program on Financial Reporting Securities Violations,” Contemporary Accounting Research, 40(4), 2711-2744.
  • Awards & Honours
    • FARS Excellence in Reviewing Award, American Accounting Association, 2020