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Han Yan

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Han Yan

Han Yan is a first-year accounting PhD student at Washington State University - Pullman. She is a licensed CPA and a CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) with five years of practice in both internal and external audit. Before starting the accounting doctoral program, Han worked with CBIZ Myers and Stauffer LC as a senior auditor and examined Medicaid DSH programs. She also enjoyed her internal audit experience at The University of Kansas, where she performed operational, compliance, performance, and financial consulting and assurance services. Her research interests include internal and external audit, auditor behavior, and corporate governance. She loves living in the Palouse with her husband Sam and their two children—Sami and Hans. Han anticipates completing her degree in spring 2022.