Meng Huang joined the Department of Accounting faculty in Fall 2020 as an Assistant Professor. She earned her Ph.D. degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky in 2020. She teaches Financial Accounting and Data Analytics courses.
Meng’s research focuses on stock repurchase, analysts and financial reporting quality. Her dissertation “Analyst Revisions after Repurchase Announcements” examines sell-side analysts’ forecast behaviors after firms announce their repurchase plans and market participants’ interpretations of analysts’ forecasts. Her working paper “Passive Investor Ownership and Opportunistic Repurchases”, coauthored with Dr. Brian Bratten and Dr. Jeff Payne from the University of Kentucky, was recently highlighted in Bloomberg.