Shaorong Zhang received his PhD in Finance at University of Missouri-Columbia in 2004. He has been a CFA Charter Holder and member of CFA Institute since 2004. He currently is the Department chair for Finance, Economics, and International Business. Shaorong teaches both corporate finance and investments courses. In 2019, he served as a Committee Member for the Faculty Senate Library Committee and was on the Supervisory Committee for Pioneer West Virginia Federal Credit Union. His research interest is Empirical Corporate Finance.