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Gong, James

Associate Professor of Accounting


Office: 657-278-3897

Department: 657-278-3897



James Gong is an associate professor of accounting. He received Ernst & Young Excellence in Teaching Awards in 2015 and 2017. He was the 2012-2014 KPMG Professor of Accounting. Prior to joining Cal State Fullerton, he was assistant professor at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. His research interests include corporate governance, executive compensation, performance management, capital budgeting and financial reporting. His publications have appeared in Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Advances in Accounting, Advances in Management Accounting, Journal of Cost Management and Strategic Finance. He has taught five different undergraduate and graduate courses at Cal State Fullerton, including Intermediate Accounting I &II, Accounting Research, Corporate Governance and Accounting Ethics. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.

Areas of Knowledge:
  • Corporate Governance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Performance Measurement
  • Financial Reporting
  • Movie Industry

  • Accounting

  • Mandarin

  • Asia