First Year PhD Student
Youkun is a first-year student in the accounting doctoral program. Her research interests include topics in financial accounting and taxation. Before becoming a doctoral student, she was a senior tax consultant in US R&D tax credit and accounting methods with PwC. Prior to that, she worked as a financial analyst at Hisense USA Corporation. Outside of her research, she enjoys playing golf, watching movies and exploring Tucson’s outdoors and restaurants.
Youkun earned her B.B.A. in International Accounting (CGA) from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Master of Science in Accountancy from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a Certified Public Accountant in Georgia and Illinois and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.