Joanna Ho

Joanna Ho


SB2 433



PhD, University of Texas at Austin
MBA, National Taiwan University
BBA, National Taiwan University

Research Interest

Corporate governance

Corporate social responsibility

Performance evaluations and compensation systems

Improving firm performance with technology

International accounting and management practices

Dr. Joanna L. Ho is a professor of Accounting at UCI Paul Merage School of Business and was Chair of the Academic Senate, Irvine Division (2021-2022). She holds both a BBA and MBA from the National Taiwan University, and a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Ho’s research interests include managers’ performance evaluation, and compensation issues, firm strategy, ownership structure, and environment, social, and corporate governance (ESG). She has received the KPMG Peat Marwick Research Opportunities in Auditing Grant and her work has been published in journals such as Accounting Horizon, Accounting Organizations and Society, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Behavior Research in Accounting, Contemporary Accounting Research, Information Systems Research, Journal of International Accounting Research, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Strategic Management Journal and others. She has made numerous presentations at conferences and workshops held in the States and around the world. She was a former Editor-in-chief (Senior Editor) of Journal of International Accounting Research.

Dr. Ho has been teaching management accounting-related courses in the Merage School's Full-Time MBA Program, Fully Employed MBA Program, Executive MBA Program, Health Care Executive MBA Program and Executive Education programs. She is also teaching Global Business classes for the Executive MBA Program. She has received GSM Excellence in Teaching awards and a University Wide Celebration of Excellence in Teaching award.