Wanli Zhao | Faculty | Finance | College of Business | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Wanli Zhao

Associate Professor of Finance

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Rehn Hall, 124
Office: 618 | 453-7109
Dept: 618 | 453-2459
Fax: 618 | 453-5626

Dr. Zhao joined the College of Business in fall 2012. His research focuses on corporate governance issues such as board of directors, financial reporting quality, executive compensation, and informed trading. Professor Zhao has published in academic journals such as Journal of Finance, The Accounting Review, Financial Management, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and presented at universities and conferences. He obtained his MBA and PhD from Temple University in Philadelphia. Prior to coming to SIU, he was an assistant professor of finance at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts.