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Xi Ai, PhD

Assistant Professor, Accountancy
College of Business, Room 246
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Xi Ai is an Assistant Professor with research interests in auditing, financial reporting, and international accounting. She earned her PhD from the University of Tennessee in 2021, and her master’s and bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Arkansas in 2014. She is a licensed CPA in the state of Arkansas.

She has experience working in the financial reporting division of a Fortune 500 company. Her duties included overseeing the company’s financial reporting at foreign locations and implementing SOX, SAP, and cost accounting systems.


  • PhD (Accounting) University of Tennessee, 2021
  • M.Acc (Accounting) University of Arkansas, 2014
  • BS (Accounting) University of Arkansas, 2014

Awards & Honors

Faculty Favorite Nominee, 2021-22

Best Reviewer of Journal of International Accounting Research, 2022

Recent Research & Publications

Curriculum Vita

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