John (Xuefeng) Jiang is the Plante Moran Faculty Fellow, Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, Professor of Finance (by courtesy), and Law School Faculty Affiliate at Michigan State University. He collects novel data to address public policy questions at the interface of accounting and finance. He is an award-winning teacher and researcher. He has been the Outstanding Teacher of the Year, the Withrow Endowed Emerging Scholar, and the inaugural Broad Integrative Fellow. He received MSU's Spirit of Ability Award "for creating vibrant environments that welcome, fortify, and compassionately challenge students with disabilities to reach their fullest ability."
His research has been covered by Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, CBS News, U.S. News & World Report, Reuters, and Huffington Post. He won the 2017 American Accounting Association (AAA) Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award, which "recognizes accounting research of exceptional merit that has significantly impacted the discipline over a period of at least five years."