Barbara Su
Assistant Professor


Dr. Minhui “Barbara” Su joins the Fox School on a tenure-track appointment within the Department of Accounting, upon the completion of her doctoral studies at the University of Toronto.

Her current research primarily focuses on financial institutions and debt markets. One of the common themes of her research projects is to study the spillover effect of banking regulations or banking practices on non-financial firms that rely on banks as credit suppliers.

Her teaching interests include financial accounting and managerial accounting. She is a winner of the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award of the Rotman School of Management.

Prior to joining the PhD program, she accumulated work experience in various accounting and consulting roles at Diageo, General Electric, Ernst & Young, Bain & Company, and Roland Berger.

Su recently earned her PhD in Accounting from the University of Toronto. She received a Master of Science degree in Accounting from Queen’s University in Canada, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Sample Publication

  • “Mahfuz Chy, Gus De Franco and Barbara Su, “The Effect of Auditor Litigation Risk on Client Access to Bank Debt: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment,” Journal of Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming.

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