Xinyu Zhang

Xinyu Zhang

Assistant Professor

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Faculty Area

Faculty Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Behavioral Research
  • Decision Making


Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Cornell Directory Entry


Professor Xinyu Zhang is an assistant professor of accounting at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. Her primary research interest is the management control systems used in practice. Her current work examines how management control systems (e.g. incentives, feedback) bond and alienate individuals and in turn influence their cooperation and productivity. She is also interested in the antecedents and consequences of pro-social behavior and misreporting.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D University of Texas - Austin, 2018
  • Masters Tilburg University, 2013
  • Double Masters Fundan University - Bocconi University, 2011
  • Bachelor Xi'an Jiaotong University, 2008
Xinyu Zhang