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Faculty Spotlight: Wei-Chih Chiang

Wei-Chih Chiang

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Phone: 832-600-0432

Wei-Chih Chiang

Dr. Wei-Chih Chiang earned his DBA in accounting from Louisiana Tech University. Prior to joining the University of Houston-Victoria, he was an assistant professor of accounting at Texas A&M International University in Laredo, Texas. His teaching and research interests are primarily in taxation. He has taught Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I & II, Financial Statement Analysis, Advanced Taxation, International Taxation, and Multi-Jurisdictional Taxation. Previously, Dr. Chiang was an attorney and practiced law in Taiwan.

Dr. Chiang has published several articles in academic journals including Managerial Finance, The Accounting Educators' Journal, Journal of Applied Business Research, and The Journal of Business and Accounting. He has also published numerous technical articles in leading professional journals including The CPA Journal, Journal of Accountancy, The Tax Adviser, Taxes- the Tax Magazine, and Practical Tax Strategies. Dr. Chiang's key research interests focus primarily in the field of taxes; most specifically on court case analysis, tax policy, and behavioral tax.

Dr. Chiang is an active member of The American Accounting Association and The American Taxation Association. Previously, he received a research award at the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines and a Best Paper award at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences. He was also selected to receive the Judith Liebman Award from the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences.

In recognition of his scholarly achievements, Dr. Chiang received the 2013 Partnership Professor Award from the School of Business Administration, UHV.

Academic Background

  • DBA - Louisiana Tech University, Accounting, 2008
  • MS - University of Texas at Dallas, Taxation, 2004
  • MBA - Wayland Baptsit University, Accounting, 1995

Courses Taught at UHV

  • ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 2302 - Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 3303 - Financial Statement Analysis
  • ACCT 4311 - Principles of Federal Income Taxation
  • ACCT 6351 - Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • ACCT 6372 - Advanced Studies in Taxation

Honors and Achievements

  • 2007: Judith Liebman Award - Institute For Operations Research and Management Sciences