Julia Yu headshot

Yingri Yu

Assistant Professor
Unit: McIntire School of Commerce
Department: McIntire School of Commerce
Office location and address
Rouss & Robertson Halls 341
40 South Lawn
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Ph.D., Accounting, University of Georgia
M.S., Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
B.S., Accounting, Sun Yat-sen University

Professor Yu has expertise in financial reporting, voluntary disclosure, and corporate governance. Her current research interests focus on linguistic properties of corporate disclosure, financial statement fraud detection, and interlocking networks. Professor Yu’s work has been presented at leading business schools and various national and international conferences.

Professor Yu has taught a variety of financial accounting and reporting courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Before joining the University of Virginia, Professor Yu served as a faculty member at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

COMM 5130: Advanced Financial Accounting
Credits: 3
This course provides an understanding of financial reporting issues related to business combinations, inter-corporate investments, consolidated financial statements, corporate restructurings, and international transactions and operations. Understanding the economic substance and impact these issues have upon the financial statements are important for professional accountants and financial analysts. Prerequisite: COMM 3110.
GCOM 7371: Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
Credits: 3
Given the widespread use of financial reporting and the growing use of Big Data, business institutions have increasing demand for people who can bridge the disciplines of data, analytics methods, and decision making. This course is designed to develop your ability to extract, analyze, and interpret information from required financial reporting.