Associate Professor in Finance
  • Ph.D. Business Administration, University of Iowa, 2014
  • M.A. Economics, University of Iowa, 2008
  • B.A. Business Administration, Sun Yat-sen University, China, 2002
  • Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2014  ̶  2022
  • Associate Professor of Finance, University of Macau, 2022  ̶  present
  • Honor Roll for the College of Business Students’ Choice Award for Teaching in Undergraduate Courses, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2021
  • Quality Education Practices Online (QEPO) Certificate, Enhanced Teaching and Learning (ETL), University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2020
  • Brightman Master Teacher Program Certificate, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, 2020
  • Mini-Grant Award, College of Business, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2018
  • Best Paper Research Award, College of Business, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2018
  • Mark McDaniel, Henri McDaniel & Robert “Bud” Cramer Faculty Award, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2015
  • Ponder Fellowship, University of Iowa, 2008-2013
  • AFA Student Travel Award, American Finance Association, 2011
  • Corporate Finance
  • Labor and Finance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  1. “The effect of labor unions on CEO compensation”, with Qianqian Huang; Feng Jiang; Erik Lie, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 52 (2), 2017, pp. 553-582.
  2. “The effect of risk on investment: new evidence”, Applied Finance Letters, 7 (2), 2018.
  3. “Union concessions following asset sales and takeovers,” with Erik Lie, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 54 (1), 2019, pp. 393-424.
  4. “Testing multi-factor models in ADRs: emerging market vs. developed market”, with Wai Yin Mok and Kit Yee Cheung. International Journal of Accounting and Finance Review, 5(1), 2020.
  5. “Price Asymmetries in the US Airline Industry”, with Yi Jiang and Miaomiao Yu. Financial Review, Forthcoming, 2022.