Claire Liang | Faculty | Finance | College of Business | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Claire Liang

Assistant Professor of Finance

Claire Liang

Rehn Hall, 124A
Office: 618 | 453-1425
Dept: 618 | 453-2459
Fax: 618 | 453-5626

Claire Liang joined the Department of Finance in 2014. Before coming to SIU Carbondale, she worked as an executive director of Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs in Taiwan and as a vice president/associate of Investment Banking at Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney in New York.

Liang enjoys working in the College of Business because of the “down-to-earth dynamic of the department, and how passionate everyone is about research.” She teaches Management of Business Finance (FIN 361) and continues work on academic articles.

Liang earned a bachelor of science in physics from National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, a PhD in materials science and engineering and an MBA from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and a doctoral degree in finance from the University of Alberta, Canada.


  • Empirical corporate finance
  • Empirical asset pricing
  • Capital markets research


Post-Earnings Announcement Drift and Rational Learning: Evidence from Industry and Market News

U.S. Financial Markets Growth and the Real Economy, (with R. David McLean and Mengxin Zhao)