Acting Chair & Professor | Accounting & Finance | Montclair State University - Feliciano School of Business
Dr. Susana Yu is the acting Chair of the Department of Accounting & Finance and a Professor of Finance. Prior to joining MSU, Susana taught courses in financial management and investment analysis/portfolio management at both the graduate and undergraduate levels for Iona College.
In MSU, Susana has taught fundamentals of finance (FINC 321), capital budgeting management (FINC 322), corporate financial management (FINC 501), future/options/other derivatives (FINC 430), investment analysis (FINC 326), real estate investment (FINC 429), and working capital management (FINC 425).
Susana has an extensive list of refereed publications in respected journals including Global Finance Journal, Journal of Applied Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Investing, Journal of Investment Management and Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. Her research interests focus on market efficiency, trading strategies, market micro-structure, risk management, and analysts' forecasts.
Susana is an active member of the Financial Management Association (FMA), Eastern Finance Association (EFA), Southern Finance Association (SFA) and Southwestern Finance Association (SWFA). In particular, she has served extensively on conference program committees for these associations. She is currently the board of director at the SWFA, and the track chair in investment for the 2011 EFA Meeting. Recently, she has been nominated to be the vice-president of special events for the SWFA.
At Montclair State University, Susana is the advisory board member of the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), the corresponding secretary of the President's Commission on Affirmative Action and Diversity (PCAAD), the faculty adviser to the Financial Management and Economics Society (FMES) and the faculty adviser to the Chinese Student Association (CSA).
Susana received an MBA (1993) and PhD (2002) from Baruch College/CUNY and a BA in Accounting (1991) from Queens College/CUNY.
Areas of Expertise:
- Market Efficiency
- Trading Strategies
- Analysts’ Forecast