Finance Area Faculty

We invite you to meet our Finance area faculty members below.

Faculty Member
Office Number Extension
An, Yunbi
OB 439
Chandra, Ramesh
OB 423
Cheung, Keith
OB 437
Elsaid, Eahab
OB 435
Mohebshahedin, Mahmood OB 433 4263
Pandher, Gurupdesh OB 507 5077
Sinha, Rajeeva
OB 433
Ursel, Nancy
OB 428
Zhang, Minjie OB 422 4912
Zhong, Ligang OB 424 3088


Faculty members in Finance conduct research on a variety of subject matters including asset pricing, banking, corporate governance, executive compensation, investment banking and option pricing.  Specific research topics include impact of exchange rate risk in international portfolio selection; banking risk management; hedging of exotic options; CEO succession and pay; managerial contracting models with total returns and divisional spillovers; innovation risks for entrepreneurs; mergers and corporate debt financing; and others.  Our research includes theoretical, empirical and cross-disciplinary contributions.

Research by our finance faculty has been published in a number of prominent journals including Journal of Finance, Contemporary Accounting Research, Financial Management, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of International Business Studies, and Strategic Management Journal.

Our Finance curriculum strives to integrate theory and practice.  The School’s state-of-the-art Financial Markets Lab (24 terminals) is extensively used in many of our Finance courses for experiential learning.  The Lab’s Bloomberg terminals allow students to access and analyze global financial and economic data for finance term projects.  Most Odette Finance students are Bloomberg certified.