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Xiaoyan (May) Bao

Xiaoyan (May) Bao, Interim Director and Associate Professor

May Xiaoyan Bao earned her Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Nebraska. She also is a Saluki. She obtained her Master of Accountancy from SIUC. Her research focuses on issues in accounting quality, fair value accounting, and taxation. Her work has been published in scholarly journals in the areas of financial accounting and taxation. She holds Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential. 

Prior to becoming a professor, she had worked in both finance and accounting areas in various industry settings including banking, commercial real estate, higher education, insurance and investments.

Xiaoyan (May) Bao

Office: Rehn Hall, 230A
Phone: 618-453-1409