Dr. Chang was a reputed accounting and business educator with specialty in several areas, including taxation, management and international accounting, business ethics and philosophy, corporate governance and social responsibility. Born in Taiwan of Asian Heritage, Dr. Chang attended National Taiwan University, receiving a bachelor degree in Economics. He came to University of Illinois in 1978 to complete his Master and Ph. D. degree in accountancy. He taught at the University of Wyoming, Texas Christian University, and California State University at San Bernardino (CSUSB). He was the Chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance and the Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs at CSUSB.
Throughout his educational career, Dr. Chang received numerous awards and recognitions for his outstanding teaching, excellent research, and dedicated service to the university and community. His professional activities include more than forty publications; some of them appear in major academic journals, such as Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of American Taxation Association and Management Accounting. He was often called upon to conduct various professional workshops to top-level management from all over the world and serves as consultant to several major firms in the United States and China. He was president and officer of a long list of professional and business organizations in several Pacific Rim countries.