Anqi Tao

Anqi Tao, Ph.D., joined the Nichols College accounting faculty in September 2021. She received her Ph.D. from University of Massachusetts, Lowell, concentrating in Accounting. She earned a Master of Accounting from Boston College and a bachelor’s degree in economics from University of Washington, Seattle. She has now shifted her focus to academic research to contribute to the accounting profession. Her research focuses on corporate governance, supply-chain financial reporting, and auditing.


  • Ph.D, Accounting, (2021), University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • MSA, Accounting, (2017), Boston College
  • BA, Economics, (2016), University of Washington, Seattle


  • Choi, H., Karim, K., & Tao, A. (2022). CEO origin and stock price crash risk: Insider versus outsider CEOs. Corporate Governance: An International Review.

  • Chen, H., Karim, K., Tao, A. (2021). Corporate Social Responsibility Concerns and Stock Price Crash Risk along the Supply Chain. Advances in accounting, 52(c).

Selected Awards and Honors

Government and Nonprofit Section Best Paper Award: 2022 AAA Annual Meeting

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Anqi Tao

Assistant Professor of Accounting