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Lisic, Ling

Academic Unit:Accounting
Position:Assistant Professor
Phone:703-993-7584
Office Location:Enterprise Hall 110
Office Hours:By Appointment
Research Interests:
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/Sustainability
  • Corporate Governance
Education:
  • PhD - Accounting, University of Connecticut, 2008
  • MS - Applied Economics, University of Rochester, 2003
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Ling Lei Lisic joined the accounting faculty at George Mason University after receiving her PhD from the University of Connecticut. She also holds master’s degrees from University of Rochester and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and a bachelor’s degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China.

Her research interests focus on corporate social responsibility/sustainability and corporate governance.  Her research has appeared in leading academic journals including Production and Operations Management, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Research, and Accounting Horizons. She has won an Outstanding Research and Publication Award from the School of Business at George Mason University. She has served as a guest editor for Journal of Business Research and an ad hoc reviewer for journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, and Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. She has been invited to attend premier academic conferences such as the Contemporary Accounting Research Conference, the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy Conference, and the PCAOB Academic Conference. She has served on the American Accounting Association Auditing Standards Committee and Governance Committee.


Her teaching interests are in auditing, financial accounting and managerial accounting, at both graduate and undergraduate levels. She has taught Introductory Financial Accounting, Intermediate Financial Accounting I, and Introductory Managerial Accounting to undergraduate students and Introductory Financial Accounting to MBA students.