Dr. Daphne Wang

​​Dr. Daphne WangAssistant Professor of Finance

P: 904-256-7899
E: dwang@ju.edu​​​

CV: Wang, Daphne CV.pdf


Daphne Wang is Assistant Professor of Finance at the Davis College of Business, Jacksonville University. She receive her Ph. D from the University of Texas-Pan American. Prior to obtaining her Ph. D, She worked as business executives in international trade, real estate, agriculture, and aquaculture industries.

Professor Wang has taught courses in Corporate Finance, Investments, Security Analysis, Portfolio Management, Entrepreneur Finance, Commercial Banking, Financial Markets and Institutions, and Personal Finance Management etc. In addition, she serves as faculty advisor for JU/Dolphin Student Investment Fund (DSIF), a student-managed endowment fund with more than half-million dollars of assets under management, and CFA Research Challenge team from JU.

Professor Wang’s research interests span a wide range, including corporate governance, financial crisis, mergers & acquisition, insider trades, American Depository Receipts, credit ratings, asset pricing models, Foreign Direct Investment etc. Her articles appeared in a variety of journals including Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Applied Economics, Research in International Business and Finance. In addition, her researches have been presented at major accounting and finance conferences, including American Accounting Association, Financial Management Association, Eastern Finance Association, and Southern Finance Association etc.



Ph. D.-Finance- University of Texas- Pan American

MBA-University of Texas at Brownsville  

      Graduate Studies-Sociology- Michigan State University  

B.A.-Sociology- National Taiwan University                                    



Assistant Professor of Finance- Jacksonville University, 2015-Present

Adjunct Faculty- University of Texas at Brownsville, 2012-2015                                                             

Assistant Instructor- University of Texas-Pan American, Jan. 2013-May 2013    

Research Assistant- The South Texas Border Health Disparities Center, Sept. 2010-July 2013                                                            

Research Assistant-Gallup (Taipei, Taiwan), 1988-1990                                                                                        


  1. Evaluating the Long-Term Valuation Effect of Efficient Asset Utilization and Profit Margin on Stock Returns: Additional Evidence from the DuPont Identity (with Robert Houmes), Meditari Accountancy Research.  (Article In Press)
  2. Credit Ratings and the Premiums Paid in Mergers and Acquisitions (with Surendranath Jory and Thanh Ngo), Journal of Empirical Finance. 39 (Part A):93-104(Dec., 2016).
  3. The Informational Content of ADR Mispricing (with Klaus Beckmann and Thanh Ngo), Journal of Multinational Financial Management.32-33: 1-14 (December, 2015).
  4. Idiosyncratic Risks, Bailout, and Financial Crisis: A Copula Approach (with Khoa Nguyen). Global Business and Finance Review. 20(1) 53-70 (Spring 2015).
  5. The Market Response to Corporate Scandals Involving CEOs (with Surendranath Jory, Thanh Ngo and Amrita Saha). Applied Economics. 47(17):1723-1738 (2015).
  6. National Cultural Effects on Leverage Decisions: Evidence from Emerging-Market ADRs (with Omar Esqueda). Research in International Business and Finance. 31(0), 152-177 (2014).
  7. Acculturation and Cross-Border Utilization of Health Services (with Dejun Su). Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.  14(4): 563-569 (2012).



Real Estate broker and consultant                                                               2007-2009

Corporate executive                                                                      Dec.1992- Jan.2009

-Business involving real estate development and construction, international trading, agriculture, art gallery etc.


Yoga, Golf, Walking, Biking, Oil Painting, Chess, Music, Movies, Reading, Travel, Opera​​​