Hung C. (Leon) Chan

Leon Chan
  • Associate Professor
  • Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy


Hung C. (Leon) Chan received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from the Oklahoma Christian University, an MBA (concentration in MIS) and a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Houston. Prior to joining the SDSU, Dr. Chan was an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He has taught accounting information system, financial and managerial accounting at both undergraduate and MBA level. Chan’s professional experience includes assistant corporate controller and consultant for private sector. His research examines the information systems for internal control and corporate strategy in organization, and interactions between corporate managers, shareholders and other stakeholders.

  • 2013 Stiefel Award, College of Business, SDSU
  • 2012 Outstanding Faculty Award, College of Business, SDSU, College of Business, SDSU
  • 2009 Distinguished Research Award, Economics and Economic Education Research, Allied Academies International Conference
  • Ph.D., University of Houston
  • Accounting Information System
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Haddad, K., Singh, G., Sciglimpaglia, D., Chan, H. C. (2014). To What Extent Do Articles Published in Other Than "Top Journals" Have Impact on Marketing?. European Journal of Marketing, Vol. 48 (1/2), 271-287.
  • Chan, H. C., DeBoskey, D. G., Hee, K. (2012). Audit Fee Patterns of Big Four and Non-Big Four Firms. The CPA Journal, Vol. 82 (10), 32-36.
  • Chan, H. C., Duh, R., Xiao, J., Chen, H. (2011). Determinants and Performance Effects of Management Consultancy Adoption in Listed Chinese Companies. Asian Business & Management Journal, Vol. 10 (May), 259 – 286.
  • Chan, H. C., Collins, D., Roman, F. (2011). An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship between Profitability Persistence and Firms’ Choice of Business Model: Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry. Journal of Management Accounting Research, Vol. 23, 37-30.
  • Chan, H. C., Hee, K. (2010). Regulatory and legal implications of stealth restatements: Can companies bury the bad news?. The CPA Journal, Vol. 80 (12), 64-67.
  • Chan, H. C., Hee, K. (2010). Stealth restatements: An issue requiring attention. The CPA Journal, Vol. 80 (1), 26-29.
  • Chan, H. C., Francia, A., Porter, M. (2009). The Impact of Multiple Work Arrangement on Labor Productivity. The Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, Vol. 11 (2), 35-58.
  • Chan, H. C., DeBoskey, D. G., Whittenburg, G. (2009). The Impact of the Managerial Ownership Concentration on the Usage of Independent Contractors in Operations. Journal of Business and Accounting (Summer), 69-86.
  • Chan, H. C., Francia, A., Porter, M. (2008). Into the Future: XBRL and Financial Reporting. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 19 (2), 124-132.
  • The Review of Accounting and Finance, Ad hoc reviewer
  • Lamden School of Accountancy, Scholarship Committee
  • Lamden School of Accountancy, Graduate Committee
  • Lamden School of Accountancy, Undergraduate Committee
  • Lamden School of Accountancy, Certificate Program Advisor
  • SDSU, University Senate
  • SDSU, Campus Development Committee

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