Cathy Zheng

Cathy Zheng

Dr. Ying (Cathy) Zheng is an Assistant Professor in the Finance Department. She is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder. Dr. Zheng received her PhD in International Finance from University of South Carolina. Her teaching interests include international financial management, global corporate valuation, global finance, and comparative corporate governance. Dr. Zheng’s research focuses on financial practices in a global context, incorporating corporate social responsibility, debt contracting, creditor rights, and social values. Her research work has been nominated for the best paper award for the 2017 ICGS conference, and has been presented at numerous academic conferences such as Financial Management Academy (FMA), Academy of International Business (AIB), Asian Finance Association (AsianFA), Eastern Finance Association (EFA), etc. She has been invited as a referee for top-ranked business journals, including Journal of Business Ethics, Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, and Journal of Applied Accounting Research.

Ph D, University of South Carolina

M Sc, Bentley University

B Sc, East China University of Science and Technology

El Ghoul, S.,Guedhami, O.,Kwok, C. C.,Zheng, Y., The Role of Creditor Rights on Capital Structure and Product Market Interactions: International Evidence, Journal of International Business Studies, 2020.

El Ghoul, S.,Guedhami, O.,Kwok, C. C.,Zheng, Y., Collectivism and the Costs of High Leverage, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2019.

Bae, K.,El Ghoul, S.,Guedhami, O.,Kwok, C. C.,Zheng, Y., Does Corporate Social Responsibility Reduce the Costs of High Leverage? Evidence from Capital Structure and Product Markets Interactions, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2018.

Summer Grant, 2019

Summer Grant, 2018

Travel Grant, Darla Moore School of Business , 2017

Travel Grant, graduate school, 2017

Travel Grant, Darla Moore School of Business , 2014

International Financial Management, Global Corporate Valuation, Corporate Finance, Investment, (International) Corporate Governance, Financial Markets and Institutions

International Finance, Corporate Finance

CFA Institute

Eastern Finance Assocication

American Finance Association

Academy of International Business

Financial Management Association