Liang-Hsuan Chen

Liang-Hsuan Chen

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream


Professional Experience

Visiting Educator – Central Michigan University/OISE-UT Master of Arts in Education Program Seminar

Member of the Board of Governors, Certified General Accountants Association of Ontario (CGA Ontario)

Chair of the Student Experience Review Committee, and Member of the Admission Standards Committee

Chair of the Appeals Committee, and member of the Chapter Liaison Committee

Member of the CGA Ontario Research Task Force

Member of the Academic Council, Humber College, 2001-2005

Member of the College Planning Committee and the Election Committee, Humber College, 2001-2005

Research Interests: 

  • College Choice
  • Graduate Education
  • International Education and Internationalization of Higher Education
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Student Experience
  • Professional Education
  • Professional Accrediting Bodies and Universities

Teaching Interests: 

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting I
  • Financial Accounting II
  • TPS1820 Special Topics in Higher Education: College Choice – Models, Factors and Process (OISE/UT) - graduate course

Awards and Grants: 

April 2011 Recipient of the Mandarin Profile Award – Professionals Sector, Fairchild Television, Toronto
June 2010 Recipient of the CGA Canada Fellowship Award (FCGA)
September 2009 Recipient of the Lorna Henderson Outstanding Mentor Award Certified General Accountants of Ontario
July 2007 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Recipient of the Alice L. Beeman Research Award in Communications and Marketing for Educational Advancement, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Washington, DC. 2007 Research Award Winners Abstracts
Fall 2004 Recipient of the William G. Davis Fellowship Award



"Internationalization or International Marketing? Two Frameworks for Understanding International Students Choice of Canadian Universities,"Liang-Hsuan Chen, Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 18(1), p.1-33, 2008
"East-Asian Students' Choice of Canadian Graduate Schools", Liang-Hsuan Chen, International Journal of Educational Advancement, 7(4), p. 271-306, 2007
"Choosing Canadian Graduate Schools from Afar: East Asian Students' Perspectives", Liang-Hsuan Chen, Higher Education, 54(5), p.759-780, 2007
"Attracting East Asian Students to Canadian Graduate Schools", Liang-Hsuan Chen, Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 36 (2), p. 77-105, 2006
"Choosing Canadian Graduate Schools from Afar: East Asian Students' Perspectives", Liang-Hsuan Chen, presented at the Congress of Humanities and Social Science 2006, York University, May 31, 2006
"Internationalizing Canadian Graduate Education: East Asian International Students' Perspectives", Liang-Hsuan Chen, presented at the Internationalizing Canada's Universities Conference, York University, March 3, 2006
"Others helped her, now she helps others", Liang-Hsuan Chen, The Bottom Line, October 2009
"Teaching offers enriching option", Liang-Hsuan Chen, The Bottom Line, Mid-May 2008
book-financial-accounting Financial Accounting, First Canadian Edition with MyAccountingLab, Waybright, Chen and Pyper. 2012 (Pearson) ISBN: 978-0-132-88971-1
book-cost-management Cost Management: Measuring, Monitoring, and Motivating Performance. 2nd Canadian Ed, Eldenburg, Wolcott, Chen and Cook, 2012. (Wiley) ISBN 978-1-118-16887-5
book-cost-management Cost Management Measuring, Monitoring and Motivating Performance, Canadian Ed, Eldenburg, Wolcott, Chen and Cook, 2009. (Wiley) ISBN: 978-0-470-15703-9



2005 Doctor of Philosophy, OISE/University of Toronto Thesis: Choosing Canadian Graduate Schools from Afar: East Asian Students' Perspectives Higher Education – Community College Leadership (CCL) Program
1994 Master of Business Administration, University of Toronto
1987 Master of Science in Education, University of PennsylvaniaSecondary Education – Foreign Language (K–12)
1986 Bachelor of Arts, Soochow University, Taiwan English Language and Literature
2000 Certified General Accountant (CGA), Certified General Accountants Association of Ontario