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Gordon Ford College of Business
Western Kentucky University
Johnny Chan is the Leon Page Chair of Finance and a University Distinguished Professor. He received his B.Soc.S degree in economics at Chinese University of Hong Kong (1984), M.A. in economics (1987), M.A. in finance (1989), and Ph.D. in finance (1990) at the University of Alabama. His teaching interests are investments and international finance. Research interests include derivative securities, mutual funds, fixed income, and measurement of intellectual contributions.
He has published more than 140 journal articles in leading finance and business journals such as Accounting and Business Research, Accounting and Finance, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Australian Accounting Review, Family Business Review, European Financial Management, Financial Management, Financial Review, International Business Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Financial Education, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Real Estate Research, Real Estate Economics, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, among others.
He held tenured faculty
positions at the University of Dayton, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside,
and Minnesota State University Moorhead before he joined WKU in 2003. He is
also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder and was a director of
Midwest Finance Association (2004-2007). He won the College public service
award in 2007, College research award in 2005, 2008, and 2010, the Vitale Award
for Innovation, Initiative, and Leadership in 2008, and awarded a University
Distinguished Professor in 2013. He is
currently an associate editor of Chinese
Economy and Journal
of Financial Education, and on editorial board of several journals.
Class (Spring 2014)
1. Finance 330 Principles of Finance
2. Finance 439 Portfolio Management