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05-02-2016

Clarkson University Welcomes Feng as Associate Professor of Finance & Investment

Clarkson University has welcomed Zhilan Feng as an associate professor of finance & investment.

Zhilan FengFeng was previously a faculty member at Union Graduate College (UGC), which merged into Clarkson in February. She is based at Clarkson's Capital Region Campus in Schenectady, N.Y., the former UGC.

Feng's academic interests include finance, corporate governance and real estate investment trust. She was appointed assistant professor of finance at UGC in 2003, and became associate professor in 2009.

She has presented her work at conferences in China and the United Kingdom, and has written articles in peer-reviewed journals. She has also written a chapter in a book examining the economics of women in the workplace,

Feng is a member of the Financial Management Association International, the American Finance Association, and the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association.

She received her bachelor of science degree in applied mechanics from Fudan University in Shanghai, and both her master of business administration and Ph.D. in business administration with a major in finance from the University of Connecticut.

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, New York, and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.

[A photograph for media use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/zfeng.jpg .]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or aharrison@clarkson.edu.]

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