• Ph. D, Accounting, University of Minnesota


Xiaoxia (Sasha) Peng is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Utah. Xiaoxia’s research focuses on effects of contracting environment on executive compensation design, and the use of contracting to resolve agency problems and to improve efficiencies across investment, disclosure and financing decisions. Her recent research also studies implications of changes in compensation disclosure regulations for the information environment and how that affects pay gap. Xiaoxia teaches Principles of Accounting. She earned a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Minnesota.