BA, MA, Xiamen University (China); Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
Hao Zhang is an Associate Professor in the Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). In 2010, he earned his Ph.D. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has taught several courses including Financial Management, Advanced Corporate Finance, Intermediate Investments, Debt Analysis (Fixed-Income Securities), and Financial Management II. His current research interests include corporate governance, executive compensation, market microstructure, information intermediaries, financial institutions, tax avoidance, etc. His articles have been accepted for publication in academic journals such as Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Journal of Accounting Research (JAR), The Accounting Review (TAR), Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), Review of Finance (RoF), Journal of Banking and Finance (JBF), Journal of Corporate Finance (JCF), Journal of Financial Markets (JFM), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory (AJPT), Journal of Business Finance & Accounting (JBFA), Journal of Business Ethics, etc. He is a member of the American Finance Association, the American Accounting Association, the Financial Management Association, and the Western Finance Association. He was on sabbatical leave during 2016-2017 and visiting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a Financial Economist.
He is the recipient of the Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching for AY2018-19, which the highest University-level teaching award that can be bestowed upon a faculty member at RIT. He is also the recipient of the Exemplary Teaching Award from the Saunders College of Business for several years. He also received a Provost's Learning Innovations Grant (PLIG) to support his effort to integrate Bloomberg Terminals into teaching.
His research papers are available at: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=7yWh0ucAAAAJ
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