Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Doris Xin

Teaching Fellow in Accounting & Finance



Prior to joining NUBS in September 2015, Dr Xin undertook a PhD in Accounting and Finance and MSc in Accounting and Finance at Durham University.

Her research interests focus on market-based risk disclosures, with a primary focus on the measurement of risk narratives, the determinants and financial consequences of voluntary and mandatory risk disclosures. She has working papers which have been submitted or are pending submission to journals such as British Accounting Review, Accounting and Business Research.


Research interest

  • corporate voluntary disclosures (quantitative and qualitative)
  • risk management
  • earnings forecast and earnings quality
  • corporate internal control and governance issues
  • investor recognition and stock issue


Current teaching:

  • ACC2003 'Financial Control' (Module leader) 
  • NBS8224 'Performance and Decision Management' (Module leader)
  • NBS8225 'Performance and Decision Management' (Module leader)

Previous teaching:

  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Management Accounting and Cost Control