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Hui Lin

  • Associate Professor and Associate Director for Regional Initiatives – China
  • School of Accountancy & MIS
  • (312) 362-8782
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 6014
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

PhD Accounting & Information Systems, Virginia Tech
MAcc Accounting, Virginia Tech
BS Accounting & Information Systems, Virginia Tech


Hui Lin is an associate professor in the School of Accountancy & MIS at DePaul University. Her research interests include knowledge management, accounting information systems, information security and internal controls. Her research has been published at leading academic journals in the fields of Accounting and Information Systems such as Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Information & Management, and Computers in Human Behavior. She has also published in topnotch practitioner journals including Internal Auditor and the ISACA journal.

Dr. Lin is currently teaching financial accounting and accounting information system courses at DePaul University. She received the DePaul Excellence in Teaching award in 2014 and was nominated for the 2015 Illinois CPA Society Outstanding Educator Award. She received her PhD ;in Accounting and Information Systems from Virginia Tech in 2008. She also holds a BS and a master's in accountancy from Virginia Tech. Prior to her academic career, Dr. Lin was a business consultant specializing in ERP system implementations at Arthur Andersen and BearingPoint consulting in the greater Washington DC area.​