Shaorong Zhang

Department Chair, Associate Professor of Finance


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.

PhD, Finance, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2004
MBA, Finance, University of New Orleans, 1998
BA, Finance, Xiamen University, 1989
CFA Charter Holder, CFA Institute, 2004
FIN 323: Principles of Finance
FIN 343: Intermediate Financial Manage
FIN 370: Principles of Investment
FIN 425: Portfolio Analysis and Manage
FIN 510: Principles Business Finance
FIN 620: Financial Management
FIN 623: Investments
FIN 627: Fin. Institution and Markets
FIN 665: Portfolio Theory & Capital Markets
Supervisory Committee Member, Pioneer West Virginia Federal Credit Union, March 2018 to December 2019
Discussant, Eastern Finance Association, April 2016
Session Chair, Eastern Finance Association, April 2016
Journal Referee, Asian Review of Accounting, 2016; Journal of Corporate Finance 2019
International Review of Economics and Finance, 2019; and Managerial Finance, 2019