Linda H. Chen, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Accounting where she teaches financial accounting. Prior to joining University of Idaho in 2017, Chen worked at Washington State University and University of Massachusetts-Boston where she taught financial accounting, federal taxation, taxes and business strategies.
Chen's research focus is on how institutional structure characteristics may affect the content and quality of accounting information, and its effect on capital market pricing and external monitoring. Chen has published in leading journals such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, Journal of American Taxation Association and Journal of Futures Markets. Chen earned her Ph.D. at the University of Arizona in 2009 and she is also a CFA charterholder.