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Department ofAccounting

Li, Haidan

Haidan Li

Department Chair
Associate Professor, Accounting


Haidan Li is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Accounting Department in the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University.

Her research and teaching interests are mainly in financial accounting, corporate governance, and capital markets. She has published articles in leading scholarly journals including Journal of Accounting and EconomicsContemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, and Journal of Law and Economics. She received the American Accounting Association Competitive Manuscript Award in 2003.

Dr. Li received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and was an Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa before joining Santa Clara University. She has received multiple teaching awards at Santa Clara University, including the Professor of the Year Award presented by the SCU Accounting Association and the ACE Outstanding Faculty Award selected by the seniors in the ACE Leadership Program of Leavey School of Business.

Selected Publications