Assistant Professor of Accounting
Department of Accounting and Taxation
Professor Kevin Jialin Sun is an assistant professor of accounting at the St. John’s University. Before joining St. John’s, he held quantitative research and portfolio management positions at various hedge and mutual funds, including a Vice President and Senior Quantitative Analyst position at AllianceBernstein. His articles have appeared at the Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies, and the European Accounting Review. Dr. Sun was an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa from 2005 to 2008, and an auditor with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu from 1999 to 2001. He earned a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2005. Dr. Sun is a CFA charterholder.
“Do Financial Analysts Add Value by Facilitating More Effective Monitoring of Firms' Activities?” with Professors Boochun Jung and Sunny Yang. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 2012.
“The Relationship between Auditor Size and Audit Fees: Further Evidence from Big Four Market Shares in Emerging Economics,” with Professor Stephan Fafatas. Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies, Volume 10, 2010.
“IFRS Adoption and Accounting Quality: A Review,” with Professor Naomi Soderstrom. European Accounting Review 16(4), 2007. It is among Top 5 downloads in international accounting at SSRN.