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., 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
Eastern Finance Assocication
American Finance Association
Academy of International Business
Financial Management Association